Self-Justification in Politics and Life: More Dangerous Than Lying by Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips
In the current political climate the title of Travis and Aronson’s book “Mistakes Were Made: But Not By Me” is a rationale by leaders that many worry about. It brings to the forefront the human tendency to Self-Justify and the positives and negatives associated with it. A closer look reveals that when self-justification of negative actions becomes the automatic response in our personal or political lives– the impact is more dangerous than lying.
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