overcommit

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This situation is typical: the problem context of philosophical issues standardly arises from a clash among individually tempting but collectively incompatible overcommitments.
They generally engender aporetic paralogisms--creating a situation of cognitive overcommitment within which inconsistencies arise.
In answering our various questions about the world and our place within it, we undertake commitments that engender an internally conflicting overcommitment, so that we find ourselves plunged into perplexity.