Types of bullshit, according to Neil Postman, include (i) pomposity, (ii) fanaticism, (iii) inanity, (iv) and (iv) superstition.

… every day in almost every way people are exposed to more bullshit than it is healthy for them to endure, and that if we can help them to recognize this fact, they might turn away from it and toward language that might do them some earthly good.

Reposted as “How’s Your Bullshit Detector?” | Stephen Pizzo | July 21, 2007 | The Smirking Chimp at http://smirkingchimp.com/thread/8863

Originally from “”Bullshit and the Art of Crap-Detection” | Neil Postman | National Convention for the Teachers of English [NCTE], | November 28, 1969, Washington, D.C.

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