He sounded like he thought that was a complete, perfectly rational explanation.
It seems to me that philosophers are often criticized for always demanding rational explanations.
Maybe it is simply so beyond our knowing that rational thinking breaks down.
Because these choices seem rational in the circumstances does not remove the fact that decisions have been made.
Issues such as these are difficult to resolve on a purely rational basis.
Even during the day, when he felt he was able to be more rational , he did not think it unlikely that he would be shot or crucified for his crime.
JACK McConnell came across last week, in the course of a lengthy interview, as rational , down-to-earth, pragmatic and fair.
I can get so bloody angry sometimes; it just doesn't seem rational .
Since men are rational and egoistic, endowed with the right of property, the composition of output should be determined by consumer sovereignty.
The market's savage reaction to most profit warnings is entirely rational .