Elul - a time set aside before Rosh Hashana - the great day of judgment - hallowed for reflection and self introspection. As human beings however we are precariously susceptible to deflection and self deception. After all who does not wish to see themselves in a good light as righteous, moral and upstanding?!
Please click on the link for Torah lessons in objectivity from the 'Wisest of Men' - Shlomo HaMelech, based on Chazal Paershas Shoftim.