The irony of the condescending person’s life check the book title… eight million ways to… be compassionate with others? The irony of the condescending person’s life is that they are not nearly as confident and put together as they lead others to believe. I guess we’re all a bit like that too, eh? Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.