Nemesis: Agents sent to create a downfall (hubris)

March 16, 2009

Great fun when IndFAs think they are strong enough to compete with franchisors.

Tremendous sport, really.

hubris n. 1 arrogant pride or presumption. 2 (in Greek tragedy) excessive pride toward or defiance of the gods, leading to nemesis.

Nemesis Gk Myth a goddess usually portrayed as the agent of divine punishment for wrongdoing or presumption (hubris)

nemesis n. (pl. nemeses) 1 esp. N Amer. a long-standing or persistent rival, enemy, or tormentor. 2 retributive justice. 3a a downfall caused by this. b an agent of such a downfall [Greek, = righteous indigantion, from nemo give what is due]

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