We’ve collected the best Rationalize Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Dan Levy, J. J. Watt, Eliezer Yudkowsky, Steve Blank, Lydia Millet. Use them as an inspiration.
Conservatives should single-mindedly privilege marriage as the solution to poverty and the best path for raising successful children, and not rationalize the real of destructive cultural change.
Economics is mostly how humans rationalize who gets what and why. It’s how we instantiate our preferences about status, privileges, and power.
The human mind has infinite capacity to rationalize, and evil characters just push that boundary a bit. Whatever they’re doing, they think it makes sense to do it, and they think they have a good reason to do it. In short, they feel justified.
If you are going to be serving a living thing, you have to honor that living thing with some kind of care and thought and preparation to rationalize the taking of that life in some way. Where if you’re just grinding up hamburger at McDonald‘s, I see that as a bit of an affront to living things.