Read any good books lately?
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Post by Tom Palven » Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:43 am

On BS is a tiny book by Princeton philosophy professor emeritus Harry Frankfort.
https://www.amazon.com/BS-Harry-G ... n+BS

I thought it was a great little book right up until the last sentence which is "And insofar as this is the case, sincerity itself is BS."

I hope that some of you buy the book and give me your opinion of it. For God's sake buy it used and don't pay full price for it.
If one can be taught to believe absurdities, one can commit atrocities. --Voltaire

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Re: On BS

Post by fromthehills » Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:24 pm

A lot of people jumped on this subject. I may read it, but have several things on my plate at the moment.

The last sentence, not knowing the context, seems to me to be a scathing observation of our politicians.