Evasion is the survival strategy, paranoia makes perfect sense, while rationality comes to look crazy.
Indeed, as our models of the brain progress, rationality finds itself with less and less breathing room.
On Wednesday, anchor Shepard Smith gave Fox News viewers a dose of rationality.
Hubristic wielders of rationality are dubbed “fragilistas” (Alan Greenspan, at one point, is labeled an “uberfragilista”).
“We hope this matter will be treated with wisdom and rationality, far from tension,” he said.
He was a trenchant critic of the contemporary drama, contending for greater reality and rationality.
The theory of rationality is the one at present accepted in political science.
To understand how some biological characteristics improved chances of survival means to understand the rationality of the body.
There is nought to urge against its rationality and its utility.
Not only the rationality of millenniums—also their madness, breaketh out in us.
1620s, "quality of having reason;" 1650s, "fact of being agreeable to reason," from French rationalité, from Late Latin rationalitas "reasonableness, rationality" (also source of Spanish racionalidad, Italian razionalita), from Latin rationalis (see rational).