I'm reminded of the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's.
"Is she or isn't she?"
"Is she or isn't she what?"
"No, I don't know."
"I don't think she is."
"Well you're wrong... and you're right. She is a phony. But she's a REAL phony. Because she honestly believes in all this phony stuff she believes in."
...I don't actually like people. But I don't know HOW to treat them with the disrespect they deserve. So I'm generally mistaken for a kind and caring person.