Akrasia is Hypocrisy.
And separating the two is just meta-akrasia, which
is just hypocrisy.
The basic self deception, is that we failed because of some
unknown x, and if only we had factored x in, we
would not have failed.
I claim that x is just our own hypocrisy.
The reason we fail to account for x, is volatility.
The world is a messy place, and our self honesty varies with it.
“But much more importantly: who says that people who claim to care about truth, and then deceive themselves, “really don’t care” about the truth?”
It’s not that they “really don’t care”, it’s that their convictions aren’t
Externalizing ‘Akrasia’, to me, seems like a dangerously seductive concept.