[ExI] Making Rationalizations is Superior to the Alternative

Damien Broderick 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.

Damien Broderick

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