Originally Posted by The Soup Nazi
Oyyyy... Come on. I didn't say rationality was optional; quite the opposite. In fact, the sanest among the religious will admit that their belief is irrational. Which puts them in an impossible predicament, but more power to 'em.
Well human beings are irrational and rational by nature, simultaneously. All of us. We are not “rational beings,” we are being with the ability to reason, who usually choose not to do so.
So rationality is kind of optional. It’s certaibly not mandatory. We all do irrational things every day. Just sayin’