Cocky: (adj) conceited or arrogant
If we do not learn the definition of confidence and how it applies to everyday human life, we will continue to be inundated by arrogant thugs, who believe that acting cocky is being prepared.
Cocky is what I think about my ability.
Confidence is Earth weighing in.
I can tell you what I think I can do–but until opportunity comes along for me to prove my assertions, we are merely dealing with the “theory of delusion.”
To some degree I feel we deserve the leadership we get, for in order to give ourselves permission to over-promote, over-state and be cocky, we must allow those who rule over us to exhibit the same pattern of behavior.
Of course, as you will find, the higher you ascend in life’s positions, the more danger there is that your failure to fulfill your promises can be devastating, if not deadly.
In other words, if I say I’m going to clean out the gutters and do not achieve it, we have rainwater awkwardly falling off the roof. However, if Congress, or the President, say they’re going to follow up on a peace treaty and then fail to deliver, we have war.
And one of your loved ones comes home in a box.
May I suggest that we just do away with cocky? I’ve never seen a football team win a game simply because they out-bragged their opponent.
Matter of fact, inwardly we admire people who keep their goddamn mouths shut, have a twinkle in their eye, go into the arena and just flat-out conquer.
What makes us continue to believe that flapping our jaw and thumping our chest is the best preparation for the challenge?
So we end up with leaders, entertainers and even preachers who have more cock than walk.