Wednesday, December 16, 2009

"When it comes to making ethical decisons...

...human rationality isn't a scientist, it's a lawyer. This inner attorney gathers bits of evidence, post hot justifications, and pithy rhetoric in order to make the automatic reaction seem reasonable. But this reasonableness is just a facade, an elaborate self-delusion. "

From page 167 of The decisive moment by Johah Lehrer, 2009. Text Publishing Melbourne Australia

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