Paul F. Tompkins Nails Our Gift For Self-Justification

Tompkins’s insanely funny bit on the Chick-fil-a controversy (infants, ask your parents) reveals just what mad skills smart people have at spinning bullshit reasons to justify whatever they want to do: in this case, stuff their faces with hate food with a partly cloudy conscience. Listen:

Comments challenge: tell the story of something awful you did that you bullshitted yourself into thinking was acceptable. (I don’t expect to read too many.)

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