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The moralist who discovers their own hypocrisy is like the detective who finds out they are the criminal.
You might call this hypocrisy. But I say our rituals make us better than we are.
The eye always on the lookout for hypocrisy has looked right past the reality of appearances.
The speaker of false modesty suspects that his audience is not just flattering him.
What is pretentiously mistaken as a “performative contradiction” is usually just a banal hypocrisy.
A public hypocrite appears fake to others and real to oneself. A private hypocrite appears real to others and fake to oneself.