How to use Self-deception in a sentence

self-deception
  • The values formed from direct copying have usually been created either mechanically or subconsciously, and hence are usually enshrouded in confusion and self-deception.

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  • Was it a bit of jugglery, or a natural phenomenon, or a piece of self-deception, or an effect of magic?

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  • Who was up to their neck in self deception now?

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  • The strength of rational thinking is in the ability to examine and remove self-deception, rationalizations, and other defensive mental maneuvers.

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  • If there is to be a " noble lie ", it is also to involve the willful self-deception of the liars.

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  • Jesus pulls no punches in this letter and exposes any self-deception that the church has.

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  • They are even essential as means of cross-checking and avoiding self-deception.

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  • Yet he has already practiced self-deception, albeit unconsciously.

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  • It is the supreme self-deception, and the word Jesus himself uses for it is hypocrisy.

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  • Skeptics reply that there is not a shred of evidence there is a God, so to believe in one is pure self-deception.

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  • The idea that an object is capable of deception is typical of human self-deception.

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  • So this knowledge lays the groundwork for clearing confusion and self-deception from consciousness.

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