The use of deception and misdirection for gain is a fundamental aspect of the human condition, clearly linked in the history of primate evolution to the enlargement of the neocortex. Observers from Sun Tzu (‘war is deception’) and Machiavelli (‘princes… have little respect for keeping their word’) to the Mossad (‘by war of deception thou shalt wage war’) have noted the historical importance of deception to war and statecraft. Why, then, does it come as such a surprise to domestic populations that the state, like a schoolyard bully, is liable to point to its enemies and declare ‘he pushed me first’? The art of the provocation, the sacrifice of the pawn to pin the blame on one’s enemy in order to discredit them, is one of the oldest tricks in the book. History is rife with examples. From the the sinking of ships and the destruction of landmarks to the infiltration of protest by police to justify armed crackdown, state sponsored terror, the product of some 50 million years of deceit, should come as a surprise to no one. Yet we also desperately desire the security of trust, wish to believe that the leaders of our pack, our social group, our state are the infallible exception.
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Ex-Italian President: Intel Agencies Know 9/11 An Inside Job | Declassified: Israel, USA Attempted Deliberate Sinking of USS Liberty During Mideast War | Quebec police admit agents posed as protesters | New Bin Laden Video: 100% Forgery | Undercover cops tried to incite violence in Montebello: union leader | Officers never posed as protesters: Quebec police | Investigative Reporter Seymour Hersh: US Indirectly Funding Al-Qaeda Linked Sunni Groups in Move to Counter Iran
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