• Gordon Pennycook, Yale Univ.
“Hidden meaning transforms unparalleled abstract beauty.” Although this is a random sentence, many think it is profound. Is this driven by a failure to detect so-called pseudo-profound bullshit, or is it simply open-mindedness? Is bullshit receptivity reflexive, or are receptive people actually finding hidden meaning? I will provide a series of immaculate resolutions to these indomitable queries.