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RG III a victim of his own swagger

What maligned Redskins QB needs more than anything is a lesson in humility

Updated: December 12, 2013, 5:51 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | ESPN.com

It is not surprising that in a culture that has overdosed on confidence and swagger, we have little appreciation for understanding the importance of humility.

False confidence forms the foundation of our individual and collective distorted reality. We lie to young people with phony affirmation. We've spent the past 30 years handing out participation trophies, masking our insecurities with overpriced Air Jordans, cheap, gaudy jewelry and prescription, mood-altering drugs and baiting our ...

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