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Letter "S" » self-deception
«A ''just war'' is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.»
«Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture.»
«The faculty of self-deception, essential requisite for anyone wanting to guide others»
«The ingenuity of self-deception is inexhaustible»
«Self-deception ultimately explains Japan's plight. The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest - and not merely a response to U.S. criticism.»
«It may be that the deep necessity of art is the examination of self-deception.»
«Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.»