De L'art De Dire Des Conneries: (On Bullshit)
Publish date: 2006
Publisher: Editions 10/18
Pages no: 77
Edition language: French
I agree with the author that there is a difference between bullshit and lying, and that bullshit is in some ways more harmful. There isn’t a better or more expressive word for it, and he analyzes the effectiveness of this word’s imagery well. One reason I wanted to read this book is because my colle...
De l'humour pinçant en plein dedans, agissant tant en tant qu'éclairement quant au phénomène du bullshit qui se répand de plus en plus dans notre société actuelle qu'en tant que pure bullshit s'auto-démontrant. Assez pinçant, définissant la frontière très fine entre l'art de dire des conneries et le...
Gotta admit that I felt like I was reading a BS article on Bullshit. It was a nice play as the author presented the many faces of BS, but at the end I felt like I had been played with BS.
A liar deliberately attempts to deceive another person regarding a factual matter. A bullshitter makes statements with complete disregard to the truth or falsity of the statement, sometimes with perfect sincerity. For this reason politics and religion will always be the twin colossal mountains of ...
This very short book is a philosophical essay on the nature of bullshit. The main question that Frankfurt appears to be answering is, "Is lying always bullshit and is bullshit always lying?". The answer appears to be no and no. Frankfurt's distinction between the two is essentially this: The liar is...
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