Scoffers are not only naturally defensive, they are also naturally contentious creators of conflict.
Through insolence[i] comes nothing but strife, but wisdom is with those who receive counsel. Proverbs 13:10
When pride [insolence[ii]] comes, then comes dishonor, but with the humble is wisdom. Proverbs 11:2
This makes sense, since narcissists are typically “fighting” or “contending” for supremacy and to get what they want. They’re routinely irritated and angry at everyone and everything when things do not go their way. They take actions that run people over rather than “wasting their time and energy” on having peaceful relationships. So, if you see considerable drama or conflict, look around to see if a narcissist is involved. Continue reading