The Greeks considered hubris to be excessive and violent behavior, rather than attitude — excessive, violent behavior inevitably punished by the gods. In modern terminology, hubris is all about attitude — arrogance and pride that often leads to an individual’s  (or a society’s) demise.

‘Tis  the season for creepy, and nothing says creepy like two-legged monsters creating the downfall of all humankind. Agree?

Whether you prefer the slightly dark and dramatic, or the eerie and the horrible, there’s plenty to glean from this word describing the ultimate human flaw. Tell us the tale in 4000 words or less, please.

Your entries are due by 11:45 PM (EDT), Sunday November 1st.

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