Alexander the Great was one of the few men in history who seems to deserve his descriptive title. He was energetic, versatile and intelligent. Although hatred was not generally part of his nature, several times in his life he was tragically defeated by his own anger. The story is told of an occasion when a dear friend of Alexander, a general in his army, became intoxicated and began to ridicule the emperor in front of his men. Blinded by anger and quick as lightning, Alexander snatched a spear from the hand......