This will help you rationalize and accept your place here, I believe.
Herodotus of Heraclea struggled to rationalize mythology, and established chronology on a solid basis.
Deidre tried to sort through her emotions and rationalize them.
Gabriel wanted to say something to her, to apologize, to rationalize what happened … He felt like he was on the verge of snapping, unable to settle the turmoil of his emotions.
If he never had any sympathy with Herbert's intuitionalist principles in philosophy, he was no less eager, as he afterwards showed, than Herbert to rationalize in matters of religious doctrine, so that he may be called the second of the English deists, as Herbert has been called the first.