Why bullshit is no laughing matter
> We live in the age of information, which means that we also live in the age of misinformation. Indeed, you have likely come across more bullshit so far this week than a normal person living 1,000 years ago would in their entire lifetime.
> If you find your head nodding, start shaking it. I’m bullshitting you.
We all think we have great bullshit detectors, but really all we have are disagreement detectors. If I like what you’re saying, it must be true.
On Bullshit remains one of my favorite short books.