The Big Lie At The Root Of History’s Greatest Misfortunes

If you want to start a conflict, you need your Big Lie.

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Bullshit is at the root of the political system. And the biggest type of bullshit is the Big Lie. It’s an assertion so ridiculous that a rational person would dismiss it out of hand. Except, most people aren’t rational. They are emotional. Bullshit works on them.

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