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addaword.gifdefinition of deepity

noun
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.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/09/2013 21:02:00
Definition of deepity from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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