in the typical human experience for most of our history, truth was probably pretty low on the list of priorities."
- Martin Turpin on human vaunting, a.k.a. bullshit
However, bullshit is a very male thing, perhaps part of the pre-mating ritual of dominance. Nevertheless, there are many of us, diffident and even self-deprecating, who do not go in for self-aggrandising confabulation and who keep clear of those who do.
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