Psychology of intimidating people
We should even be as gracious and modest as possible to those whom we best, lest we be sore winners.
I think these attitudes are mostly for the best, though I think I would seek to modify them in some ways.
Intimidation can also be a civil offense, in addition to a criminal offense, in some U.
While most of us rightly want to be exceptional in some way or another, we often feel a lot of social and moral pressure not to think of ourselves as generally better than others.
But sometimes powerful people hurt others inadvertently because they underestimate their power and do careless things which cause harms they never expected, and sometimes never notice even after the fact.
It is easiest for powerful people to unthinkingly hurt less powerful people because in those cases ramifications to the powerful are least likely to come or are least likely to be potent should they come at all.
It is not necessary to prove that the behavior was so violent as to cause terror or that the victim was actually frightened.