Great power, fame and wealth can be gained from the created world system of man. Especially when you give up on those things which have true wealth, power and importance. which is God, family, friends, Honor, Integrity, Meaning, purpose, life, love, peace, harmony,
Your self pride is based on your own selfish wants and selfish needs.
Looking up to the world or the created world systems of Man. Will force you to eventually ignore the things in life which is truly important. The created world system of man thus becomes your god, your governor, your supreme parent and your philosophical adviser into ultimate emptiness.