A boss asked one of his employees how badly he wanted a hike. The employee said “Real Badly Sir, I have been praying to God for one since years.” The boss said “You are not going to get it because, you went over my head.”
Here the boss was expecting some buttering, pampering etc. But the employee’s innocence hurt him. He was such an egocentric person that mentioning of GOD made him to change his mind of giving raise.
I personally feel, Egoistic people are Weird in nature. They always talks down and look down to others. For them the world begins, ends and revolves around themselves.