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No bull, political speech is nonsense because it works

Some kinds of BS are also common in the political domain, usually in the form not of pseudo-profundity, but of ambiguity or vagueness. Donald Trump on healthcare reform: "Repeal and replace with something terrific."

DO you think that this is a profound statement? "Intention and attention are mystery's manifestation." What about this one? "Hidden meanings transform unseen beauty." Both statements are, of course, bullshit, understood in a particular sense: not a lie, but a kind of verbal smokescreen, designed...

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