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Name of the mental mechanism that allows people to make exceptions to an otherwise self-accepted statement without being hounded by guilt.
Special Pleading in action:
Jack and Kyle are in line at a pizzeria. Jack notices that Kyle ordered 4 slices of pizza and a liter of Coke. Jack thinks that Kyle is a fatass for doing so.

The next day, Jack orders 4 slices of pizza and a liter of Sprite and downs it all for lunch. But, as he's putting the pizza to bed, all he thinks about is how especially hungry he is after skipping breakfast that morning.
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