The Varieties of Bullshit

Harry Franfurt
Bonus wisdom from Max Black
Alleged bullshit factory, Jesse James
Paul Grice
  • The maxim of quality: Say (communicate) what you believe to be true, and what you have evidence for.
  • The maxim of quantity: Don’t say more or less than is necessary for the communicative purpose at hand.
  • The maxim of relation: Don’t talk about things that are not relevant, at that time, given our interests.
  • Maxim of manner: Be orderly.
Steve Bannon: Flood the zone!
  • The maxim of respect: Be respectful to your conversational partners, do not insult their intelligence or otherwise offend them directly or indirectly
Fania Pascal. Possibly.
Grice again
Ebenezer Scrooge
Biggie

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Writes about Philosophy, Crypto Anarchy, Cryptocurrencies, DeFi, Generative Linguistics. More info: https://sites.google.com/site/peterjludlow/