Tag: Rationalization (home)

I like the word 'indolence'. It makes my laziness seem classy.

permalink source: Bern Williams
tags: Laziness, Rationalization

Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian.

permalink source: Lee Simonson
tags: Cynicism, Change, Rationalization

Rationalization Is A Clue

Adultery always begins with the adulterer(s) claiming to themselves and to others that the relationship is "harmless" because it hasn't crossed a certain line. The line where it becomes wrong is the line where you start having to rationalize like that.

permalink source: Gelfin, from http://www.overcomingbias.com/2008/01/quotes-6.html
tags: Guilt, Rationalization