all the right excuses

Are we usually tempted to overestimate the significance of our actions when things are going well and want to do just the opposite when things go badly? Do we need to be tempted to do this or is it automatic? Is it that reality sometimes hurts, and our identities make all the right excuses?


1 thought on “all the right excuses

  1. Perhaps, in the absence of moment to moment self-observation, the ego rules. We delude ourselves regarding what, precisely, we are in control of. Perceived self-importance is a forceful motivator in determining our actions. This is also true of our desire to fulfill the innumerable forms of pleasure we deem as necessary to our existence.

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