It turns out you can bullshit a bullshitter after all. Frequency of persuasive bullshitting (i.e., bullshitting intended to impress or persuade others) positively predicts receptivity to various types of misleading information.

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Isn’t it a long-time tenet of professional sales that the easiest people to sell to are salespeople?

the_red_scimitar

Salespeople make the easiest sales prospects.

Splenda

This is not surprising as you can see strong evidence of it in our current political circles, which brings me to a related question… I wonder if bullshitters attract bullshitters?

strdg99

You see this evidenced in the murder among Mormons doc as well.

shelfless

Personal story I’m a good liar and (truthfully) people call me gullible all the time. I’m so trusting. I don’t like lying but I think I’m good at it. Like if I didn’t have Reddit I wouldn’t even know which videos are fake

FacelessFellow