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Hollywood rationality is a popular stereotype of what rationality is about. It presents "rationalists" as word-obsessed, floating in endless verbal space disconnected from reality, reciting figures to more decimal places than are necessary, or speaking in a dull monotone. Needless to say, it has nothing to do with actual rationality.

See also

  • Straw Vulcan - TV Tropes Wiki entry discussing the problems with the common stereotype.