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The New York Times > Books > Between Truth and Lies, An Unprintable Ubiquity:
“One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much [bull]. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize [bull] and to avoid being taken in by it. So the phenomenon has not aroused much deliberate concern, nor attracted much sustained inquiry.”

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what is and what isn’t bull— is clear when you actually have time to think, the problem is…. that people don’t make that tim

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