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Rationality vs. Emotion

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

Added by sean hogge on July 26, 2009 at 12:41pm — No Comments

The State of Rationality

It was with great boredom and no small sense of anticipation that I signed on to Atheist Nexus today. After setting up my account over a year ago (I think), I hadn't touched it.

After accepting the single friend request from a stranger, I began to browse about. I was eventually drawn to the chat feature.

The discussion was hot and heavy between two individuals. The topic was smoking, its health impact for those near it, and the possible rules and regulations that should… Continue

Added by sean hogge on July 25, 2009 at 3:35pm — 10 Comments

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