The Danger of Emotional Reasoning

There’s a new article on that discusses the dangers of emotional reasoning particularly in the context of abusive relationships. It also attempts to explain why we, as a culture, tend to make excuses for abusive and violent women.

Here’s the link:

Welcome to the Land of Emotional Reasoning: I’d Turn Back if I Were You


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  1. robtherenegade
    September 1, 2011 at 3:25 pm

    Great article. I love how you compared emotion based thinking with critical thinking in an easily digestible manner.

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