A marvelously sane description of human rationality: we humans are irrational; we do use reason, but only to rationalise reasons for doing what we already want to do, not for changing our minds about what we know to be true.

“Knowing the truth about everything is not required in order to survive and reproduce”: is that a quote from Scott Adams? It sure sounds like one.

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