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Jul 25, 2021

I interview John V. Petrocelli, Professor of Psychology at Wake Forest University, about his new book The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit. What exactly is bullshit, and how does it differ from a lie? Why do people bullshit? And how can we become better at identifying and countering bullshit? These are all important questions given our current social and political environment.

Buy a copy of the book for yourself right here.

While you're at it, treat yourself to Harry Frankfurt's tiny classic On Bullshit.

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