Rational Rationalizing

Lately, I have noticed an interesting pattern. Those who fancy themselves to be superior rationalists are often quite superior at rationalizing.

It takes great intelligence and creativity to craft a maze of logic whose byzantine passages lead to one’s starting point. The intricacy is dazzling, but the end result is still unconvincing.

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~ by timberwraith on April 6, 2012.

 
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