an idea or statement that seems to be profound but actually isn’t; coined by the philosopher Daniel Dennett
A deepity isn’t just any old pseudo-profound bit of drivel. It’s a specific kind of statement that can be read in two different ways: one way that’s true but trivial, and another that’s much more intriguing but false.

LINKS TO LEARN MORE: my twitter: my instagram: The extended mind thesis:… MinuteEarth video on how greenhouse gasses work:… Molecule animations from “The Enigma of Reason” by Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber:… “Do You Know Yourself?” Mind Field S1E8… Hyperobects:…… Jonathan Haidt’s famous “emotional dog” paper…

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