For example, "I'd like to get my way, but I don't have to" is a general rational thought
that dismisses a demand.
If something happens after the age of six, we have enough rational thought
to handle it.
Of course, if a pupil raises it as a hypothesis then a brief discussion as to why creationism is wrong might be appropriate as part of an education in intellectual integrity and rational thought
Admittedly, the situation makes rational thought
Note the situation where you feel bad ("Looking in the mirror), the automatic thought ("I'm a fat pig"), and the rational thought
to counter it based on facts, logic, and reason ("No one told me I have a weight problem.
Without giving it much rational thought
, I figured it'd be like home when I'm at the beach.
Our irrational thinking inhibits accurate executive functioning which in turn diminishes our rational thought
and behaviors, resulting in fewer rational outcomes, and promoting further irrational thought and behavior in the future.
Whilst the police are all too ready to complain about the significant amount of paperwork they have to produce, it would appear that this is due to their own inability to apply rational thought
in instances such as this
Sometimes when you're angry, it feels like you've been invaded by a Body Snatcher who has sucked every ounce of rational thought
right out of you.
While this may have been a great strategy for John McGraw, it is now out-dated and is employed more out of tradition than rational thought
It is emotionally satisfying, even if rational thought
suggests it does not work and cannot work.
The Heidlers argue that "mature deliberation and rational thought
were always brittle facets of this man's turbulent personality.
Still, if Tyrone is prepared to think that I would take a 'pay off' of any kind for anything from anybody I can only suppose that rational thought
Deeply held religious beliefs provide a convenient and all-encompassing excuse that precludes any rational thought
and has in the past been used to justify war, torture, burning people alive for heresy and witchcraft, denying women equality with men, blocking access to birth control and family planning information, and beating and murdering gays and lesbians and denying us the same lights as straight people.
We cannot allow language, which serves as a medium of rational thought
, to surrender unconditionally to ideology and dogmata, and thus to be stripped of content and meaning, of reality itself.