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Sherron Watkins provides an excellent comment about rationalization with respect to Enron’s Jeff Skilling and Andy Fastow.
At what point did they turn crooked? “But there is not a defining point where they became corrupt. It was one small step after another, with more and more rationalizations. There was a slow erosion of values over time.”
Source: Pamela Colloff, “The Whistle-Blower,” Texas Monthly, April 2003, p. 141.