Confidence (glossary entry)
Most people feel that 'confidence' can be measured by one's ability to take action amidst any challenges (or fears of such).
As the comic illustrates, overconfidence often results from inadequate awareness or a failure to think about the situation, and prudence is often blinded by ego.
Similar pitfalls apply to commitment.
This page was written in the "embarrassingly readable" markup language RHTF, and was last updated on 2012 Jun 21. s.27