I wish I could get an RSS feed of hubris. It's not enough that I only occasionally see something like the following from the FT:

Countries should learn from Beijing's strict supervision of financial markets in order to avoid another credit crisis, a senior Chinese banking regulator has told the FT
-- FT

It seems very easy to fall into the trap of thinking that one's country or way of thinking beats all others in all cases. This exceptionalism makes me laugh; Big Important Guy seems no better than Wile E Coyote gloating before he gets hit by the rocket he just launched.

Most of my hubris filled thoughts are exported via Atom. Feel free to sub up. -- Nathan