"This is truly an inexplicable situation; there was no apparent, rational motive
to the best of our knowledge ...
It has been suggested that a rational motive
for attracting individuals to public service is the opportunity to participate in the formulation of public policy and maximize their own need for power and self-importance.
Although Tellabs states that absence of motive allegations is not fatal to a complaint, (213) commentators found that no case without an economically rational motive
has survived dismissal.
"There was no rational motive
for this offence whatsoever," he said.
Jonathan Laidlaw QC, prosecuting, said Jill died at the hands of "a loner, a man acting alone with no rational motive
Mr Laidlaw said Miss Dando's death was the result of the actions of "a loner, a man acting alone with no rational motive
Jonathan Laidlaw QC, prosecuting, said Miss Dando's death was the result of the actions of "a loner, a man acting alone with no rational motive
In analyzing the use made of the sources for Jack Cade's rebellion, for example, she notes how Shakespeare erases any rational motive
for the rebels' behavior while at the same time moving beyond Hall's rather simplistic post hoc ergo propter hoc argumentation.
THE decomposing serial killer genre gets a new lease of life from this French thriller that is almost unique in giving the killer a rational motive
He told the judge: "This horrible and tragic event has no rational motive
. There is no easy explanation."
Mr Tabor said: 'This utterly horrible and tragic event has no rational motive
. There is no easy explanation.'
In retrospect, that motivational factors cannot always be reduced to a single rational motive
of material interest or net income has been recognized by sociologists as well as some economists, contrary to the economic approach that performs this reduction and thus makes exploring these factors seem tautological.