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Crest of a wave

Crest of a wave

I was alerted to the idea of peak-bullshit through a video of a speech made by an Obama speech-writer, of all people.  I like to think that having had so much effluent poured into us over our lives we must, surely, reach a point where we say “No more, thanks. I’m full. I couldn’t eat another bite. I’m going to vomit this into your face and go do something useful”.  I like to think that. I also like to think about being stuck on a desert island with Arundhati Roy. But that’s another story