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Synonyms for bullshit
obscene words for unacceptable behavior
speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
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(7) This going through the motions of tasks you don't believe in creates an unsettling, corrosive sense of inauthenticity: the sense that you are bullshitting
In Frankfurt's essay, he asserts that the act of bullshitting
someone has some of the characteristics of lying to them, but is at the same time somewhere "short of lying." That is, the person's sincerity and motive matters as well.
Environmentalists who claim to know for sure that we have only 10 years to save the planet are bullshitting
. So are cor-nucopians who claim that technological progress will save us.
My direct question "Is bullshitting
your teacher wrong?" delivered opinionated responses.
Mindfucking is an especially reprehensible form of deception because, unlike simple lying or 'bullshitting
' (in Frankfurt's sense of speech completely untethered from considerations of truth and untruth), it intrinsically involves the deliberate infliction of grave psychological harm upon its victims.