Bullshit as Unclarity

John Searle recommends four maxims on the manner of writing:

    1. Don’t be too wordy
    2. Be brief
    3. Be orderly
    4. Avoid obscurity

John Searle – Foucault and Bourdieu on continental obscurantism

Curt John Ducasse wrote: ” . . . every assertion made is to be sufficiently clear and precise to be capable of being definitely disproved if false.” (Preface to Causation and the Types of Necessity)

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