Further, the novel proves that the subtle conceit of Wickham and the obsequious pride of Collins toward those who have given them gifts extend, in the case of Wickham, from an egotistical and practically hedonistic selfishness, and, in the case of Collins, from a straining and enslaving sycophantism
Indeed, the world of science--supposedly inherited, both arbitrarily and qualifyingly, from the "ancients" and the more recent "Aufklarung", just like the world of philosophy--still inherently suffers from mere syllogism and solipsism, albeit in a different intellectual category than other types of solipsism, thereby often resulting in advanced opaque types of dogmatism, absolutism, and relativism, and in the said types of sycophantism
Taxpayer money to supposedly non-ideological charities, however, is creating unhealthy sycophantism
Imposing direct rule and being obstinate to continue it by promoting sycophantism
and coteries of royalists, King made people angrier and became bitter enemy of political parties as well as of the Maoists.