Tuesday, April 05, 2005

On Bullshit
Harry G. Frankfurt a retired professor of philosophy at Princeton, has had a little essay he wrote in 1986 put into book form. The essay attempts to define bullshit, hence “On Bullshit”. Why publish this book now. Is bullshit more prevalent? Timothy Noah says yes, and thinks “The obvious answer is the communications revolution. Cable television and the Internet have created an unending demand for information, and there simply isn't enough truth to go around. So, we get bullshit instead.”

Its an interesting opinion. I wonder how much bullshit there is on the internet in relation to wine? Hmmm!

Need to hear what bullshit is? Here you go.

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