Hugely, James Knight.
What worries me most is that it is so delusional some folks end up believing their own hype because they’re incapable of critical thinking. Eventually, the delusion snowballs and, well, we end up with the society and the administration we’re got.
A couple of years ago in Seattle — a mecca for tech bros — I came across a sports car that had a personalized plate spelling out “self-made”.
I wasn’t even surprised and yes, of course the guy wasn’t exactly the epitome of a good or safe driver. His was the attitude of someone who owned the road.