3 definitions by Santas little helper

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A tendency to reinforce our devotion when asked to defend or explain our position. If we are asked to explain our feelings on an issue, as soon as the words leave our mouths we have already started to cement a position on the issue. Even if we have little or no background knowledge on it. We have the ability to convert hearsay, our own sense of logic or abstract thoughts into "facts" that we can draw upon to justify or explain our position. When challenged on the same idea in the future we are likely to take the original stance rather than revise it. Especially if we believe we hold the popular viewpoint.
"Jeremy Irons once said in an interview that if gay marriage were made legal, it would open up the ability for men to marry their sons. He was slammed by the media. In a media statement to follow he clarified his position by explaining that incest laws were there to prevent inbreeding and logically it does not prevent man and son from marrying."

Clearly his statement was narrow minded, but rather than say "hey I was suffering from verbal diarrhea that day" he became decidedly more resolute in his argument. He conbogulated his argument.
by Santas little helper April 07, 2013

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A Lie that is socially acceptable to perpetrate in order to evoke/indoctrinate a particular behavior or belief from an individual or group of people.
Examples of "White Bearded Lie":

If you are good all year Santa will bring you presents for Christmas.

Yes fluffy will go to heaven.

If you lie your nose will grow long.

Too much TV will make your eyes go square.

Sexual Intercourse is something that happens between a man and a woman who love each other very much.
by Santas little helper September 11, 2012

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Someone who is able to see a thing, item, object as the sum of it's components and further to that see a variety of alternative ways to use those components in unlimited combinations. Or someone who is able to see unconventional ways to use existing technology, methodology or machinery such that it takes on a completely new purpose or practicality.
Many people who are praised for their ability to produce unique works are in reality reconstructionists.
by Santas little helper January 29, 2015

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