4 thoughts on “Posted 5 days before El Trumpo out the door…

  1. Noted in passing says:

    “Someone who lies and someone who tells the truth are playing on opposite sides, so to speak, in the same game. Each responds to the facts as he understands them, although the response of the one is guided by the authority of the truth, while the response of the other defies that authority and refuses to meet its demands. The bullshitter ignores these demands altogether. He does not reject the authority of the truth, as the liar does, and oppose himself to it. He pays no attention to it at all. By virtue of this, bullshit is a greater enemy of the truth than lies are.”
    Harry G. Frankfurt, “On Bullshit” (2005) http://www2.csudh.edu/ccauthen/576f12/frankfurt__harry_-_on_bullshit.pdf

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