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On 9/11 Bullshit

“It is just this lack of connection to a concern with truth – this indifference to how things really are – that I regard as of the essence of bullshit.”  Henry G. Frankfurt, On Bullshit p. 33-34 America is drowning in 9/11 bullshit. I’m not talking about the “conspiracy theories” that Cass Sunstein deplores. Nor am I talking about the Official Conspiracy Theory (OCT) per se. Yes, the OCT is bullshit. But only 16% of Americans believe the OCT. That mentally-challenged minority is not the problem. The problem is that the 84% that doesn’t believe the OCT – most of…