We are incredibly heedless in the formation of our beliefs, but find ourselves filled with an illicit passion for them when anyone proposes to rob us of their companionship.

James Harvey Robinson (1863-1936) American historian and educator
The Mind in the Making, Pt II, ch. 4, “Rationalizing” (1921)

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