Vail Daily column: A principled rejection of principles

Vail Daily column: A principled rejection of principles
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By Edward Stoner

The mere mention of his name causes anger and frustration to flood the brain. Rationality is trying its best to break the surface, but is summarily drowned by the tidal wave of emotion. The mouth, usually a fount of reason, expels ridiculous statements like, “I’d rather pay my lawyer a million dollars than settle this matter with him for four thousand,” or “I know that I am spending my retirement money, but I don’t care about the cost, all I care about are my principles.” Variations on this theme haunt my working life. Principles have become code for all manner …

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