members, click to sign in..

3,194 active users!!Bandwidth
FRIDAY
APR 18, 2014
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -50 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
Photos
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014 | TIPS Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
COVER Page ALL News CHOICE VIDEOS User COMMENTS
THURSDAY, APR 23, 2009| 5 comments
Narcissism Epidemic: Why There Are So Many Narcissists Now
Narcissism, or excessive self-love, is marked by bloated confidence, vanity, materialism, and a lack of consideration for others. Yet narcissistic personality traits have become so pervasive in American culture that they threaten to transform us into a nation of egomaniacs, research psychologists Jean Twenge and W. Keith Campbell say in their new book The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement.

Twenge and her team at San Diego State University also report today in a new study that narcissism continues to spread quickly among college students, especially young women. Considering how cultural influences on girls have changed in the past decade, that's not surprising, says Twenge. Plastic surgery rates have jumped since the 1990s, and materialism is increasingly being emphasized in song lyrics, for example, she says. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
health.usnews.com

   03/22/14  |  Lessons From Vision Forum's Scandal • 19 comments
   02/12/14  |  7 Warning Signs of Affairs for Pastors and Other Church Staff • 7 comments
   01/09/14  |  CNN Poll Reveals America's Most Agreed Upon Sin • 26 comments
   12/23/13  |  Bible Belt Has Most Sinners, Research Suggests • 8 comments
   11/14/13  |  Obamacare Promoting Sinful Behavior • 28 comments
MORE RELATED ( SIN ) NEWS | MORE..
   04/16/14  |  SermonAudio Tip: SermonAudio App v2.2 for Android Mobile Devices • 48 comments
   04/16/14  |  As Titanic sank, he pleaded, 'believe in the Lord Jesus!' • 9 comments
   04/13/14  |  Feminists Go Bonkers Over Kirsten Dunst’s One, Simple Comment • 39 comments
   04/13/14  |  U2's Bono Opens Up About Jesus, God And Praying With His Kids • 11 comments
   04/09/14  |  SermonAudio Tip: Kindle Fire + Nook Tablet Version 2.2! • 11 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 31 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
   01/01/14  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 29 comments
   12/10/13  |  SermonAudio Broadcaster Loses Historic Church Building To Fire • 3 comments
   07/27/13  |  3 Dead When Bus Carrying Teens Crashes in Indiana • 34 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   04/18/14  |  Clemson football accused of pushing Christianity • 17 comments
   04/18/14  |  Fox News Poll: Many voters say Obama lies to the country on... • 6 comments
   04/18/14  |  Atheists’ Easter taunt to Christians: ‘Jesus is a myth’ • 10 comments
   04/18/14  |  Muslim violence surges for Easter week • 1 comments
   04/18/14  |  Gardasil: Greatest Medical Scandal of All Time • 6 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 5 user comment(s)
News Item4/24/09 11:45 AM
San Jose John | San Jose, CA  Find all comments by San Jose John
"Narcissism Epidemic: Why There Are So Many Narcissists Now?"

Decreasing godliness creates a vaccuum increasingly filled by one's self.

5

News Item4/24/09 9:33 AM
fuzzy logic | hot spot  Find all comments by fuzzy logic
Scott McMahan wrote:
Selling a book, as usual - do you really believe this is quality information?
Not sure if this comment is directed to me, but if it is, my answer is, "That's up to the reader. If it edifies, fine. If not, no worries."

For every 'news' item that SA posts, is it "quality information?"

4

News Item4/24/09 6:49 AM
Scott McMahan | Internet  Protected NameContact via emailFind all comments by Scott McMahan
Selling a book, as usual - do you really believe this is quality information?
3

News Item4/24/09 12:40 AM
Alan H | Washington State  Protected NameFind all comments by Alan H
"Narcissism, or excessive self-love, is marked by bloated confidence, vanity, materialism, and a lack of consideration for others."

Brings to mind what the Apostle Paul wrote to Timothy concerning the last days:

"This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away." 2 Timothy 3:1-5

2

News Item4/23/09 7:26 PM
fuzzy logic | lab  Find all comments by fuzzy logic
"The self-esteem movement has given us a new golden rule. No longer is it “Do unto others as yo would have them do unto to you” but “Do it to others before they do it to you!” (17)

Stout, Maureen, The Feel-Good Curriculum
- - -
"A whole host of narcissistic traits—extreme self-importance, inflated sense of specialness, vanity, envy, and entitlement—...These shows offer hope to all narcissistic viewers who ever dreamed that fame, or even just ostentatious wealth, could be theirs simply by demanding it." (65)

Pinsky, Dr. Drew and Dr. S. Mark Young, The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism Is Seducing America
- - -
"Therapists, not priests or popular preachers of self-help or models of success like the captains of industry, become his principal allies in the struggle for composure; he turns to them in the hope of achieving the modern equivalent of salvation, 'mental health.'

Therapy has established itself as the successor both to rugged individualism and to religion…" (13)
Lasch, Christopher, The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in An Age of Diminishing Expectations

1
There are a total of 5 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Fla. 5-Year-Old Told ‘It’s Not Good’ To Pray By School Employee
william s. sutherland from houston, texas: "amen, jessica! i believe there will..."
-48 min 19 
Fox News Poll: Many voters say Obama lies to the country on...
mike from new york: " jim lincoln almost as amusing as baby-face bush's comment,..."
-1 hrs 
86M Full-Time Private-Sector Workers Sustain 148M Benefit...
mike from new york: " jim lincoln remember, none of those workers are of the..."
-1 hrs 


The Church's One Foundation

Andrew Quigley
Why And How To Keep On Going!

'One Off Sermons'
Sunday - PM
Airdrie Reformed Presbyterian
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Noel Bhatti
What Would Judas Do?

Passion Week 2014
First International Bible
Play! | MP3

Pastor James Mansfield
The Cross of Christ

Bethel Baptist Chapel
Sunday - PM
Play! | MP3

Rev. Rodney Kleyn
Weep Not for Me but Yourselves

Covenant Of Grace Protestant
Sunday Service
Play! | MP3

E. A. Johnston
The Price Of Calvary

Ambassadors For Christ Intl-US
Special Meeting
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Ken Wimer
Our Lord's Grave

Gospel of John
Shreveport Grace Church
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Bob Vincent
The Administration of Evil

The Unseen War
Grace Presbyterian Church
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Paul Washer: "Most Useful Bible Study"

See what Paul Washer calls the most useful Bible study tool in hist­ory. Click here!
www.puritandownloads.com/sw..

Event: The Beauty and Glory of Christ's Bride
Puritan Reformed Theological






                   
Souls in heaven are more holy but not more secure. ... Robert Murray McCheyne
Site-Wide RSS & Podcast | Help
Select Podcast Format | Help

HTML Embed | More
Flash Widget | More
Our Staff Picks | Info
Featured Sermon | More

City: Austin, TX
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App
Android New!
Kindle + Nook New!
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
ROKU TV
Kindle Reader

FOLLOW
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
HELP
RSS & Podcasts
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Favorites
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

NEWSLETTER
View Latest Issue
Subscribe
Unsubscribe | Change
Privacy Policy
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domains
QR Codes New!
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes | WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | API | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.
Our Services | Testimonials New!
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads

CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2014 SermonAudio.com.