(c) Terry Floyd Johnson, 2015

We, as human beings, and reasonable acting individuals/networks, learn rationalization, from our parents, educators, other children, films, documentaries, and so on. We use rationalization to make the choices and decisions, that we feel may not be the right decision to make, so you choose the way others may be voting, etc., and rationalize, you only did what the majority of other people were doing.

Rationalization is a way of appeasing our consciousness, about a decision we made, and did, even though, we may not be totally sure it’s the right one, but we rationalize it, by saying it’s okay, if it doesn’t work out, it isn’t my fault, others did the same thing, so I’m not guilty of anything.

Rationalization is a method, of convincing ourselves, and others, we did act, and if its wrong, its not our fault. Rationalization was created, to be a way out of reason, and emotional reason, so you can not be held accountable, or you rationalize what you do, and by doing this, you’re okay with any act you do.

An example of this was a testing, psychologists, did, where if the subject was wrong, another person pressed a button, that gave the subject an electric shock.

Almost all of the shock givers, carried out the job, told to them, by the people running the test.

They rationalized it wasn’t their fault, they were only following orders. Its the runners of the test, who were the real culprits. They just did what they’re told.

We can see where this is the cause of a lot of harm, and how soldiers carry out atrocities, when ordered to, for it isn’t their decision, but the chain of command’s, along with if they refused, they could be court-martialed, and even killed. Rationalization, in this case, is self-protecting yourself.

Here rationalization is a way of protecting oneself, from the state and military, and to not feel bad within ourselves. We rationalize it’s not us doing it or choosing to do it, so we have no fault in what we’re ordered to do.

Authority figures can tell people to do something, and they’re more likely to do it-  like someone putting on a white lab coat, giving them visual authority, because this is their world, and not necessarily the person rationalizing the act, put it on the authority; they did what they were ordered to do.

There are many ways we rationalize in our lives, but we must be ready to catch our rationalizations, and then decide for ourselves, if it is right to do this thing or not.

Blaming your actions on authorities figures, is simply trying to not make a decision, and simply carry out orders. This is a choice, and you are making it, so you’re as guilty as the authority figure, for you’re the authority figure in your own life, and all decisions, choices, actions, are made by you, within your self-authority.

Remember- when you try to rationalize yourself out of harm’s way, or to get out of taking the blame for your action; you have not, for you have self-authority, and are responsible for everything you do, think, feel, etc..

Self-authority is freedom, true freedom, for you make the choice, decision, etc., for yourself, on your own responsibility. You’re responsible for everything you do, within living your life.

Microcosmic Force Blessing upon you and your self-authority/self-responsibility!

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