Self-deception is a process of denying or rationalizing away the relevance, significance, or importance of opposing evidence and logical argument.
- Self-deception: Hypocrisy or Akrasia? by Eliezer Yudkowsky
- Belief in Self-Deception by Eliezer Yudkowsky - Deceiving yourself is harder than it seems. What looks like a successively adopted false belief may actually be just a belief in false belief.