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Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 12:00:00 AM
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How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!

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michelenico
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 4:15:06 AM
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It's true.
No learned man is considered so much as the erudite person who says things, that we desired to listen..
leonAzul
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 4:23:00 AM

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No further context is required to appreciate this wonderful description of confirmation bias.

"Make it go away, Mrs Whatsit," he whispered. "Make it go away. It's evil."
GabhSigenod
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 6:37:05 AM

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So easy to agree with oneself.

Mise, tá mé lán de dea-fhortún.
jcbarros
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 11:24:32 AM

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...and even if your reason disapproves what you like, just pretend to ignore it.
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