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  What is Megalomania?
Megalomania is an unrealistic belief in one's superiority, grandiose abilities, and even omnipotence.
Although megalomania is a term often ascribed to anyone who is power-hungry, the clinical definition is that of a mental illness associated with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD).
Megalomania is also sometimes associated with bipolar disorder; a depressive illness that is characterized by mood swings from extreme lows to extreme highs.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-megalomania.htm   (646 words)

  
 Dictionary.com/Word of the Day Archive/megalomania
During that year and a half of waiting, a writer is visited by every emotion in the fun house, from rosy anticipation to exultation, megalomania, brooding, dread, cringing humility, avarice, guilt and, finally, stolid acceptance.
Mao was a man of considerable charisma and megalomania.
Megalomania is an occupational hazard for judges, said Prof.
dictionary.reference.com /wordoftheday/archive/2000/08/16.html   (227 words)

  
 Megalomania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Megalomania is a psychopathological condition characterised by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.
Megalomania is portrayed very often in fiction, usually as an affliction of supervillains.
Charlie Chaplin parodied the more amusing and ridiculous aspects of megalomania in his classic movie comedy about Adolf Hitler The Great Dictator.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Megalomania   (182 words)

  
 Megalomania (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Look up megalomania in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.
Megalomania, A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.
Megalomania (novel), a 1989 science-fiction novel by the author Ian Wallace
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Megalomaniac   (177 words)

  
 Megalomania and War
They call megalomania a delusional mental disorder but strangely not enough justification to remove someone from power, yet potentially the most dangerous mental disorder.
Of the few he found who were able to fight off this affliction, this megalomania, sadly, they were usually the losers in any war.
Generally it was because they didn’t properly prepare their country to fight a war… they got behind the times trying to get ahead of the times.
www.matrixbookstore.biz /megalomania.htm   (3400 words)

  
 Megalomania 1.2.3 for Macintosh
Megalomania is not a MIDI sequencer, patch editor, or patch librarian.
Where MAX is a programming tool, Megalomania is a cuisinart for MIDI data.
Megalomania is like an effects processor for MIDI data.
www.hitsquad.com /smm/programs/Megalomania   (280 words)

  
 LIFE Online: Millennium
The scale of the enterprise boggles the mind: freight trains carrying Jews to human stockyards from across Nazi-occupied Europe; victims worked to death, shot or gassed; corpses incinerated or processed into soap; gold teeth harvested for the coffers of the Reich.
Hitler's megalomania sparked the Holocaust and history's most destructive war.
The preparation for both began the moment he became Germany's chancellor in January 1933.
www.life.com /Life/millennium/events/09.html   (225 words)

  
 PRELUDIUM: Emerging Corporate Megalomania
I don't know the man personally, of course, but the one time I heard him speak he didn't seem like that kind of man. He seems to genuinely want to reform our church and not to harm it if it can be helped.
If commitment to that cause is "corporate megalomania," I am glad to suffer from that pathology.
I think the imperative thing is not that churches necessarilly be bursting at the seams with members (though growth in numbers of people is not necessarilly a bad thing) but that churches be healthy and vibrant.
anglicanfuture.blogspot.com /2005/04/emerging-corporate-megalomania.html   (2432 words)

  
 Megalomania (mental Illness) Encyclopedia @ GreatArtworks.com (Great Artworks)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Freud's Megalomania - Israel Rosenfield
Israel Rosenfield's ambitious little book centers around what is purported to be a newly-discovered piece of writing by Sigmund Freud, his last manuscript, titled Megalomania, in which the Viennese father of psychoanalysis comes to some startlingly different conclusions than he had previously.
Finally, the reader comes to Freud's Megalomania -- and it turns out to be half worth the wait and frustration.
Rosenfield has some decent ideas -- he is a clever man, after all -- and there is some fun to be had with them.
www.complete-review.com /reviews/rosenfdi/freudsm.htm   (1463 words)

  
 BBC News | UK POLITICS | Blair office costs spark 'megalomania' charge
New figures showing spending on Tony Blair's Downing Street office leapt by £3.5m in three years show the prime minister is guilty of "megalomania", according to his opponents.
The 50% rise was "another burden" on taxpayers, said the Conservatives.
Shadow Cabinet Office minister Andrew Lansley said: "This is yet another burden on the taxpayer, and yet another example of increased government spending.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/845368.stm   (407 words)

  
 megalomania. Is this a real mental disorder?
I was discussing my husband's state of mind to someone and they said he had megalomania.
I looked it up and that is exactly what he has.
I've never heard of this megalomania thing before but I honestly think I have it (maybe just to a small extent).
www.uncommonforum.com /viewtopic.php?t=491&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=   (876 words)

  
 Madhouse: A Tragic Tale of Megalomania and Modern Medicine -- Double 330 (7502): 1276 -- BMJ
Madhouse: A Tragic Tale of Megalomania and Modern Medicine -- Double 330 (7502): 1276 -- BMJ
Madhouse: A Tragic Tale of Megalomania and Modern Medicine
Surgery may not be the most obvious treatment for mental illness.
bmj.bmjjournals.com /cgi/content/full/330/7502/1276   (458 words)

  
 Freud's Megalomania (Main Page)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A victim of his own self-delusion, Freud goes about setting the record straight with a preposterously seductive new theory of human behavior: it is not drives that motivate us, but rather our boundless capacity to deceive ourselves.
Such are the explosive contents of his last manuscript, Megalomania.
Its discovery years later prompts a postmortem that effectively puts the icon to rest, resurrects the man, and exposes the naïveté of Freud's disciples and the megalomaniacal tendencies of his detractors.
www.wwnorton.com /catalog/spring01/032199.htm   (205 words)

  
 Megalomania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In psychiatry, megalomania is a state of mind where one hasa greatly enhanced opinion of oneself.
A megalomaniac,someone who suffers from megalomania, despises others, and he has a feeling that he is above others.
In the most severe cases, asufferer will go to extreme lengths to gain power over others.
www.therfcc.org /megalomania-162542.html   (67 words)

  
 US megalomania - Deccan Herald - Internet Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
For the time being it is, by the traditional criteria of international politics, the only great power; and certainly the only one whose power and interests span the globe.
Nevertheless, this does not quite explain the evident megalomania of US policy since a group of Washington insiders decided that September 11 gave them the ideal opportunity for declaring its single-handed domination of the world.
For one thing, it lacked the support of the traditional pillars of the post-1945 US empire, the state department, armed services and intelligence establishment, and of the statesmen and ideologists of cold war supremacy – men like Kissinger and Brzezinski.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/jul42005/editpage1782200573.asp   (951 words)

  
 Funny megalomania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Turning back to theory runs the risk of megalomania, saying this theory is the key to the new age.
That would be making it a performance, a fiction, futile.
The opposite of megalomania is trivia, and I've had a tendency to toss off funny money as trivial, joke over.
www.mustbefunny.org /09936.htm   (208 words)

  
 The Megalomania of Ala-ud-Din Khilji by Ashish Nangia
The Megalomania of Ala-ud-Din Khilji by Ashish Nangia
After Shams-ud-Din Iltutmish, the Delhi Sultanate was marked by a long period of brief rules and frequent internecine warfare.
No part of this Internet site may be reproduced without prior written permission of the copyright holder.
www.boloji.com /architecture/00018.htm   (955 words)

  
 Church Of Misery lyrics - Church Of Misery Megalomania (Herbert Mullin) lyrics
Church Of Misery Megalomania (Herbert Mullin) lyrics path - Song Lyrics :: Church Of Misery lyrics ::
Church Of Misery Megalomania (Herbert Mullin) lyrics are the property and copyright of Church Of Misery.
Church Of Misery Megalomania (Herbert Mullin) lyrics and all other song lyrics provided for educational purposes and personal use only.
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 Megalomania Sheet Music 5!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Songs include Megalomania * Fairies Wear Boots * Children of the Sea Hal Leonard.
Songs include Megalomania * Planet Caravan * The Mob Rules Hal Leonard.
Rock, Songs include Megalomania * Pardon Me * Wish You Were Here Hal Leonard.
www.laurasmidi.com /Sheet-Music-Tabs/Megalomania-BOOKS.html   (349 words)

  
 virus: Re: virus: The Final Proof Of Hermit's Megalomania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Re: virus: The Final Proof Of Hermit's Megalomania
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 Explanation of lode,megalomania,reparation,ethnology,hummock,sluice,catharsis,plenitude,rectitude,ferment
Word Explanations lode, megalomania, reparation, ethnology, hummock, sluice, catharsis, plenitude, rectitude, ferment
Developers who spend millions trying to build the world's tallest skyscraper suffer from megalomania.
Explain the words lode, megalomania, reparation, ethnology, hummock, sluice, catharsis, plenitude, rectitude, ferment
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 TomDispatch - Tomgram: Mike Davis on a Paradise Built on Oil
Thus Dubai is building the world's largest theme park, the biggest mall, the highest building, and the first sunken hotel among other firsts.
Sheikh Mo's architectural megalomania, although reminiscent of Albert Speer and his patron, is not irrational.
Having "learned from Las Vegas," he understands that if Dubai wants to become the luxury-consumer paradise of the Middle East and South Asia (its officially defined "home market" of 1.6 billion), it must ceaselessly strive for excess.
www.tomdispatch.com /index.mhtml?pid=5807   (2735 words)

  
 Repubblica.it/politica: Fassino: "Caso di megalomania" Gasparri: "E' libero di esprimersi"
Repubblica.it/politica: Fassino: "Caso di megalomania" Gasparri: "E' libero di esprimersi"
Fra le reazioni più dure all'episodio di ieri, quella di Piero Fassino, che parla di "manifestazione di un'immensa megalomania".
Per il leader della Quercia, il presidente del Consiglio "ha abusato di una funzione pubblica istituzionale, infarcendo discutibili giudizi calcistici con ancor più discutibili giudizi politici: un giorno spiega alle massaie come devono fare la spesa, un giorno agli allenatori come devono giocare al calcio, poi spiega alle opposizioni come devono fare le opposizioni".
www.repubblica.it /2004/b/sezioni/politica/cdlverifica2/reashwo/reashwo.html   (609 words)

  
 Muse Megalomania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Megalomania Sheet Music, Lyrics, Chords!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Songs include Megalomania * Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath * Black Sabbath Hal Leonard.
Songs include Megalomania * Supernaut * Paranoid Hal Leonard.
Rock, Songs include Megalomania * Megalomaniac * Nice To Know You Hal Leonard.
www.laurasmidiheaven.com /Sheet-Music/Megalomania-BOOKS.html   (361 words)

  
 Madhouse : A Tragic Tale of Megalomania and Modern Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This book describes the treatment of a variety of psychiatric disorders using radical surgery by the American psychiatrist Joseph Cotton.
Andrew Scull meticulously exposes blinkered practice, faulty ego, and inertia in the face of overwhelming facts.
Not to be missed by any patient who has ever thought of seeking a second opinion.
www.sciencesbookreview.com /Madhouse__A_Tragic_Tale_of_Megalomania_and_Modern_Medicine_0300107293.html   (548 words)

  
 Reviews for Megalomania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Megalomania falls short from Traces O' Red in the symphonic aspect, but shows a different side of EoB through using more conventional melodic techniques.
Adding 2 more members to the band as well as some occasional female vocals, Megalomania adds some flair to their arsenal.
Songs like "Dainty Delusive Doll", and "Late Night Red Wine Blight" are both creative and stunning, and will impress any fan of supremely melodic fl metal.
www.zenial.nl /review/megaloma.htm   (418 words)

  
 Bill Gates Accused Of Megalomania !
A page of Bill Gates's notes and doodles, which was wrongly attributed to Tony Blair after being left behind on the speakers' rostrum at the World Economic Forum in Davos over the weekend, has sparked a storm of controversy.
A team of handwriting experts from The Independent said that the author "is not a natural leader" and is "not sure of his priorities".
Microsoft told vnunet.com that it is not commenting on the findings, since Gates's visit to Davos was a private matter on behalf of his personal philanthropic work.
www.cdrinfo.com /forum/tm.asp?m=99161&mpage=1&key=&   (207 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Books | Review | Bad company
Greed, megalomania, conspiracy and coups - David Litvin gives an insider's view of multinationals in Empires of Profit
There is something fundamentally scary about large corporations practising moral virtue - it requires a degree of adjustment that would make an accountant blush.
Happily no amount of CSR can spoil a good story and Empires of Profit is just that: hair-raising accounts of greed, megalomania, conspiracy, coups and armed robbery played out by godlike forces.
books.guardian.co.uk /review/story/0,12084,885720,00.html   (1296 words)

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