This article on bullshit reminds
This article on bullshit
reminds me of Charles Long's work
on "signifying", which he reports was considered "worse than lying" among the African-American community. It's an interesting, if somewhat pedantic, study of the relationship between truth and lie, and worth reading if you have an interest in religious studies. It's not recommended if you can't stand words like "phenomenology", "hermeneutics", and "post-conquest colonial inquiries".
Posted by schampeo at July 07, 2000 03:50 PM