Anthropology / Everything Human

The Mysterious Power of Arrogance
  • Stranger Lands

    Trump arrogance - In the community of Urapmin lives a man named Kinimnok—a boastful, loud, and often angry public figure—whose role in society may help us understand some Americans’ love of those who are supercilious and bombastic.

    The Mysterious Power of Arrogance

    Why do overbearing, obnoxious people so often come out on top? What the story of a local celebrity in the remote highlands of Papua New Guinea reveals about the rise of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency.