2 QUOTES WITH «SELF-DELUSION»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word self-delusion
I learned that I never really know the true story of my guests' lives, that I have to content myself with knowing that when I'm interviewing somebody, I'm getting a combination of fact and truth and self-mythology and self-delusion and selective memory and faulty memory.
Politicians or pundits can distort or cherry-pick climate science any way they want to try and gain temporary influence with the public. But any serious industrialist who's facing 'climate exposure' - as it's now called by money managers - cannot afford to engage in that sort of self-delusion.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SELF-DELUSION»
Discover the use of self-delusion
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to self-delusion
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Why I Believe in God: Atheism: A Self
Despite this evidence, skeptics, declaring themselves monists, materialists, and atheists, thrive. In Why I Believe in God: Atheism: A Self-Delusion, author João de Deus Brasil tells how he fell into such a mindset during his adolescence.
Joao De Deus Brasil, 2012
While America Sleeps: Self
, Military Weakness, and ...
An exploration from two respected historians of the fascinating similarities between Britain's military policy between the world wars and contemporary American military policy reveals telling weaknesses in the current defense preparations ...
Donald Kagan, Frederick W. Kagan, 2001
Deceit and Self-Deception: Fooling Yourself the Better to ...
In this foundational book, Robert Trivers seeks to answer one of the most provocative and consequential questions to face humanity: why do we lie to ourselves?
The Undergrowth of Science: Delusion
-Deception, and ...
Walter Gratzer's themes in the stories he relates in this book are collective delusion and human folly.
Human Manipulation - A Handbook
50.1 Definition: Self-delusion involves convincing oneself of a truth (or lack of
truth), without regard to a rational, objective evaluation of the facts. "Humans tend
to see what they want to see" is a statement which defines the phenomenon very
Malcolm Coxall, Guy Caswell, 2013
Adam Smith and the Virtues of Enlightenment
Vanity is "the foundation of the most ridiculous and contemptible vices" (III.2.4)
and arises from an "illusion of the imagination" (III.2.4); Smith also refers to this as
"self- delusion" (III.4.6,4). Moral blindness is thus a major theme in Smith's vivid ...
Charles L. Griswold, 1999
Nietzsche and Buddhist Philosophy
The volume will appeal to students and scholars interested in Nietzsche's philosophy, Buddhist thought and in the metaphysical, existential and ethical issues that emerge with the demise of theism.
Twenty Observations on a World in Turmoil
A first self-delusion — it might be called the self-delusion of the globalized world
— is expressed in the statement: 'No one can do politics against the markets.'
Joschka Fischer's dictum was emblematic of the self-image of the political class ...
It is important to point out here that blatant rebellion serves as the springboard for
all self-delusion. Adam was not deluded about his actions, but when God
confronted him, his self-delusion started. Self-delusion is nothing more than
A Pack of Lies: Towards a Sociology of Lying
(Trivers 1985:395) This characterization of the notion of self-delusion, as we
would term it rather than self-deception, clearly applies more appropriately to the
Pentagon policy makers than to the anguished women studied by Werth and ...
John Arundel Barnes, 1994
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SELF-DELUSION»
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Cricket is also about smashing self-delusion
DECEPTION is crucial to success in cricket. Bowlers are attempting some form of trickery all the time, even when it's only line and length they're after. There is ... «BDlive, Jul 15»
Kathy Sheridan: Rebellion in the Greek DNA, with some self-delusion
Last Sunday night, I had a flashback to a disco on a Greek island in the early 1980s. A young Greek with a wide smile and three words of English. The words ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
Miriam Lord: McCreevy part of a bubble - of self-delusion
Charlie McCreevy didn't give evidence to the banking inquiry. Instead, he held forth, at considerable length, about his own brilliance. It was a stunning ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
Iran appeasement relies on self-delusion
The State Department briefer might consider a “no comment” on all things Iran. With each new press conference, there is reason to fear the sort of deal that is in ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
Progressives' dangerous self-delusion: Why SCOTUS gutting …
A couple of new polls this morning allegedly augur political danger for the Republican Party should the Supreme Court side with plaintiffs in King v. Burwell and ... «Salon, Jun 15»
Self-delusion will sink Sepp Blatter
Self-delusion will sink Sepp Blatter just as it sank Dick Fuld. Andrew Hill. Share. Print; Clip; Gift Article. Comments. Self-belief is vital for leaders but Lehman, ... «Financial Times, Jun 15»
The Left's Self-Conception and Self-Delusion
In my most recent New York Times column, I argued that the Democratic Party has moved to the left compared to where it was during the Clinton presidency. «Commentary Magazine, Jun 15»
Another example of John Kerry's self-delusion?
My colleague Glenn Kessler recently did a masterful, four-Pinocchio takedown of Secretary of State John Kerry's entirely false claim that “Al Gore, Tim Wirth, and ... «Washington Post, Mar 15»
Nails the man, but leaves you nostalgic
"Chutzpah and self-delusion," summarises Schlender. But later he's impressed by Pixar's Emeryville studio, also designed under Jobs' direction, down to the ... «The Register, Mar 15»
Obama's Terror Summit: An Exercise in Hypocrisy, Falsification and …
All of the hypocrisy, deceit and self-delusion on display at this week's summit could not mask the fact that the policies pursued by Washington over more than a ... «Center for Research on Globalization, Feb 15»