What is bulls**t?

April 25, 2007, 1:34 PM UTC
Fortune

bullWell, to start out with, there are those two asterisks. They pretty much embody the thing itself.

Beyond that, for purposes of our future work together, let us ask: What is it?

It’s like the weather. Everybody talks about it; nobody can do anything about it.

It’s like pornography. You know it when you see it.

It’s like potato chips. You can’t eat just one.

Today, we begin an ongoing discussion of bulls**t. So…

Tell me your bulls**t jobs tell me your bulls**t duties tell me all that happens to you that you would consider to be bulls**t. I will post it to the world! Together, we will begin perhaps the greatest discussion of the subject in the history of the planet!

And if you believe that, you’re perfect for this exercise.

Now let’s get going!