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Review - on bullshit by harry g frankfurt princeton university press, 2005 review by tony o'brien, m phil mar 22nd 2005 (volume 9, issue 12. In the spirit of the mega-selling on bullshit frankfurt's prescient 2005 essay exposes the soul of us public discourse for what so much of it currently is--pure.