The God man is rational ,because he is hardcore businessman ,who knows from where his money is coming from,the believer is also rational ,because he is using his rationale to negotiate with his insecurity.
when the flow of feeling,emotion,frustration,desperation,helplessness ,frenzy and burden of history all mounts on one head,then the distinction between what is rational and what is not rational is blurred,and to get out of that mired whirlpool any action becomes justifiable at that moment.
the ordinary human has no much interest in pondering upon the rationale of age old customs and his survival and pleasure is much dependent upon following it.
the rationale of the life appears to be not settled ,despite so long journey of humanity ,the physical pleasure should be the motto or the spiritual upliftment be the goal,or the advancement of self,family,society,country interest’s should be the motto.
the human is in the search of rational approach swinging between MANY EXTREME AND TIME TO TIME DEVELOP A MIXED/BALANCED APPROACH THAT SUITS HIM AFTER EXPERIENCE,STUDY,HEARING OTHERS EXPERIENCE ETC.
in modern times the concept of rationale has undergone many changes in the name of competitive society,we need competition to grow,excel and reduce the costs,so that output grows to the maximum in the given means.hence to plan gaining from others follies has become ethical and individual/corporate life has become game of chess,where many are watching your one wrong step to gain their advancement.
the size of human dream has grown too large in the recent times,aiming to attain eternity and conquer the other planets/star and grow all needful things in the lab,in some way becoming co-partners in the role of nature ,but its rationality could not be tested now,it would be the future that will judge the rationality of these steps.
the human may en devour to develop a machine which may detect the level of rationality in human as as lie detecting and other such machine,the artificial scene may be created around man and his reaction would be measured to judge his rationality.
the man is simply not the product of machine ,it is said to be the product of genetics,environment,grooming,education,experience etc etc ,the notion of rationality changes in the different stages of age.
the impact of same event varies greatly on different individual ,all are not equally tolerable ,forgiving etc,the stance taken by individual may be rational in its own way and if it proves gainful than it gains more rationality .
sometime /somewhere rationality is linked to acceptability ,the things that are accepted and adored are generally called rational.
something could be termed rational in a given situation but the same may not be treated so in another circumstances ,many human consider that ,if by any act ,the purpose is served then it is rational,but rationality cannot merely be purpose serving.
the growing rationalist association in many part of world may be good beginning to define rationality devoid of all stings of customs,history and exploring real aspect for better and fulfilling life for humanity.