The Deceptively Easy Path to Prideful Humility

There is a danger, in thinking about humility, that we can become so self-preoccupied in the process, and it kind of defeats the point. It’s actually kind of funny if you think about it. There’s a passage in The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis when Demon is counseling another demon, and he’s saying, See if you can get your patient [the human being] to be proud about his own efforts at humility.