Gentleman can be genuine or pretend. Humbled is genuine.

Gentleman can be genuine or pretend.
Humbled is genuine.

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It’s supposed to but it’s more of a taught set of “right things to do” and being a “fake gentleman” is generally acceptable as it’s a roleplay.

But fake humility isn’t usually acceptable as it’s transparent.

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Google’s “gentleman”:
“a chivalrous, courteous, or honorable man.
“he behaved like a perfect gentleman””

The chivalry is commonly taught and it’s not a bad thing in itself. Neither is courtesy bad in itself. They’re generally polite social lies that keep us from always battling.

Honor is trickier to define I think. I could look it up but I’ve seen it misused more than properly used for me to give it much creedance

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The power of humility is in its groundedness. It’s akin to being centered.

Honor is too often politically motivated / used for personal gain. Honor used in humility however is solid.

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Example: If you commit a crime, run and then “do the right thing” and turn yourself in, you are:
a) humbling yourself to lawful authorities
b) being honorable in fulfilling your legal promises.

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But: consider this: protecting your community / family / etc *is* also humility.

You’re humbling yourself before community.
You’re humbling yourself before family.

Their needs are greater than your own.

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