Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/11/15

The Fox and the Grapes by Aesop. When the fox ...

The Fox and the Grapes by Aesop. When the fox fails to reach the grapes, he decides he does not want them after all, an example of adaptive preference formation, which serves to reduce cognitive dissonance. Elster, Jon. Sour Grapes: Studies in the Subversion of Rationality. Cambridge 1983, p. 123ff. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Is man one of God’s blunders or is God on of man’s blunders?”   —   Friedrich Nietzsche

(A condition known as cognitive dissonance prohibits far too many of us from seriously considering this question.  Take a chance, and consider it anyway.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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