Tags » Rationalisation » Page 2

Rationalising Infidelity

Or – Excusing the Inexcusable

“If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one your with”
This simple phrase became something of a mantra in the hayday of our affair. 328 more words

One Family One Car - Sustainable Transport

“A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars. It’s where the rich uses public transport” – Gustavo Petro, the Mayor of Bogota, Columbia. 1,990 more words


Derationalizing Our Values

“C’mon, it’s not a big deal! Seriously, you’re just being a prude!” …so I heard my friend say, while he tried convincing me about getting pissed at his frequent use of the f-word. 582 more words

General Thoughts

Diet & Denial

‘Tis the season to regret and abstain.  Yep, every year it’s the same. After the excesses of Yuletide many of us retreat into our own punishment room, replete with various methods to deny ourselves pleasure. 1,258 more words


Max Weber and the rationalisation of education

By Geoff Hinchliffe

In order to understand our own times, it can be beneficial to go back in time, in order to take advantage of a fresh perspective from afar. 732 more words

Ethics And Academic Freedom

Nietzschean 'Ressentiment', 21st century style

Ressentiment is a reassignment of the pain that accompanies a sense of one’s own inferiority/failure onto an external scapegoat. The ego creates the illusion of an enemy, a cause that can be “blamed” for one’s own inferiority/failure.

243 more words
The Mind & Society