Pride seems to be a euphemism for power.
One negative covering for another negative.
World economic forum identifies government and commerce as two forces to which civil society is to be added. Factions to detract from the reality that is democracy. Any faction is better thab admitting that the people govern.
Why is a portion, a segment better (more desirable) than the whole? Because the potential for domination is greater.
Dominion is the holy grail, sought after by all the incompetent souls.
Competent people have no use for power. Only the impotent crave potency. What is the alternative to potency and impotence? Creation. Those who create have no need to conquer.