Wednesday, December 3, 2008

I Never Said I Invented the DNT ...

... so here's another take on it:

"We associate truth with convenience, with what most closely accords with self-interest and personal well-being or promises best to avoid awkward effort or unwelcome dislocation of life. We also find highly acceptable what contributes most to self-esteem."

--- J.K. Galbraith, The Affluent Society 1958

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