Lie. Lie.

I can tell [you’re lying] because you subscribe to traditional judeo christian mores of right and wrong. You’re made uncomfortable by untruth.

My commitment to Levian Satanism grants me certain freedoms: there is no good and evil, there’s only self.

Lie.

Gilfoyle on S3E9 of Silicon Valley

Transferrence of fear and self-loathing to an authoritarian vessel; it’s catharsis. He absorbes their dread with his narrative.

Because of this (the preacher) is effective in proportion to the amount of certainty he can project.

Certain linguistic anthropologists think that religion is a language virus that re-writes pathways in the brain.

Dulls critical thinking…

HBO Series: True Detective S1E3

“Loyal service means telling hard truths…”

“What is the truth?”

Game of Thrones: S2 E1