Hubris means deadly pride, Percy. Thinking you can do things better than anyone else ... even the gods."
"You feel that way?"
She looked down. "Don't you ever feel like, what if the world really is messed up? What if we could do it all over again from scratch? No more war. Nobody homeless. No more summer reading homework."
"I mean, the West represents a lot of the best things mankind ever did-that's why the fire is still burning. That's why Olympus is still around. But sometimes you just see the bad stuff, you know? And you start thinking the way Luke does: 'If I could tear this all down, I would do it better.' Don't you ever feel that way? Like you could do a better job if you ran the world?"
"Um ... no. Me running the world would kind of be a nightmare."
"Then you're lucky. Hubris isn't your fatal flaw.
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