[ExI] Making Rationalizations is Superior to the Alternative
thespike at satx.rr.com
Tue Apr 14 17:32:46 UTC 2009
At 10:05 AM 4/14/2009 -0700, Lee wrote:
>a *rational* response ... more reasoning and argumentation
Perhaps it's worth mentioning that "rationalization" is exactly *not*
any of those things. It's the process of cooking up fake "reasons"
for an emotional response. It's not superior to the alternative, it
goes with it.
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