Can a person be rational perpetually? If so, what are the hurdles that must be overcome? Does the practice reduce one's humanity?
On a personal note, I strive to be completely rational at all times. I have yet to come across a situation in which logic and reason do not serve me at least as well as, and more often better than an emotional response.
That doesn't mean one can't enjoy a good bit of music, or a vapid summer blockbuster. An emotional reaction isn't irrational -… Continue