The doctrine of logical consequences
June 21, 2017
Back when I was getting my psychology degree from Northwestern, a portion of a course dealt with accepting the doctrine of logical consequences. This line of thought can be applied to virtually all aspects of our lives.
Violate the speeding laws consistently, the doctrine predicts you will get speeding tickets. Eat more calories than you burn, the doctrine explains why you will get fat. In psychology, if you are mean to your family, you will eventually end up divorced, abandoned and living as a lonely person.
I apply the doctrine to flying my light plane. If you practice assuming the fuel g...