How to use Self-deception in a sentence
The values formed from direct copying have usually been created either mechanically or subconsciously, and hence are usually enshrouded in confusion and self-deception.
Was it a bit of jugglery, or a natural phenomenon, or a piece of self-deception, or an effect of magic?
Who was up to their neck in self deception now?
The strength of rational thinking is in the ability to examine and remove self-deception, rationalizations, and other defensive mental maneuvers.
If there is to be a " noble lie ", it is also to involve the willful self-deception of the liars.Advertisement
Jesus pulls no punches in this letter and exposes any self-deception that the church has.
They are even essential as means of cross-checking and avoiding self-deception.
Yet he has already practiced self-deception, albeit unconsciously.
It is the supreme self-deception, and the word Jesus himself uses for it is hypocrisy.
Skeptics reply that there is not a shred of evidence there is a God, so to believe in one is pure self-deception.Advertisement
The idea that an object is capable of deception is typical of human self-deception.
So this knowledge lays the groundwork for clearing confusion and self-deception from consciousness.