Re: [OPE-L] The role of irrational beliefs

From: Rakesh Bhandari (bhandari@BERKELEY.EDU)
Date: Thu Apr 20 2006 - 05:41:02 EDT

>. If you appeal to to the irrational bases of human motivation in
>politics, you get a politics of moods and feelings, but very little results
>out of that,

why do you say that, Jurriaan?

>and little can be concluded from it. Sorel seems to think that
>moods, feelings and instincts are irrational, but they may in fact be a very
>reasonable response to a situation,

so though moods can be a reasonable response, very little results from them?


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