( CNN) The ancient Greeks had a great story about the dangers of overconfidence. Remember Icarus from eighth-grade Greek mythology? He flew too close to the sun, decreased from the sky, and drowned. The moral of the floor: Don’t get too cocky.
But truth is stranger than Greek mythology. Indeed, the Icarus myth has an eerie resonance with the real-life story of Elon Musk, whose unbridled arrogance resulted him to lash outagainst one of the rescuers of the Thai soccer team that was trapped in a cave for 18 daylights.
The story of the Thai soccer team had a happy purposing: Everyone was rescued.