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What is meant by the saying "Nobody can make you feel inferior unless you let them?

To me, if somebody is more informed or better read or has an ability I don't have, that person is better then I am, at lest in that field. I don't know about any other field because I don't know that person well enough. But why do I  have to assume I am better than that person at something else when I am really unsure? I don't get it. Please enlighten me.

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  • OTTO
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    1 month ago
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    A person who already feels inferior can be made to feel inferior. But a person who does not feel inferior cannot be made to feel inferior.

  • 1 month ago

    It means words have a meaning if you let them.

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