Disinformation Artists' Agenda
Apr 18, 2006 02:58 PM
Thanks a lot.
A brilliant description of how Trojan Horses may work within democratic movements.
The question is -- how to defend the movement keeping its democratical ways and methods. Also, what is the political agenda of those who systematically circulate those "doubts" about HPB and Judge.
Where does Daniel Caldwell stand from a political viewspoint, for instance?
Hard to get it, but I am trying.
Data:Tue, 18 Apr 2006 21:46:19 -0000
Assunto:Theos-World What does a disinformation artist do?
> It seems that this moral debate can be looked at in terms of the art
> of disinformation. Correct me if I am wrong, but do not those trained
> in disinformation present as much of the truth as they can while at
> the same time slipping in misinformation because it is more likely to
> be taken as truth when surrounded by other truths? If you want your
> enemies to believe x, then take a body of truths Y and slip in your
> disinformation. This is simple and straight forward.
> What does it mean then when a member of your own team behaves in this
> way? Certainly intent is important. If you introduce x into Y
> because you think it is true then that seems forgiveable. But what
> does it mean when you say that you believe x to be a lie and you
> introduce it anyway? What does that mean? How does this clarify things?
> It is not important to have everyone believe x, but if enough do then
> you have, inadvertantly or not, sown the seeds of division among a
> group. It is not surprising that those interested in defending the
> group want to stop this type of behavior regardless of why it is being
> conducted. It is also understandable why those who do not identify
> with the group find this behavior unproblematic. As individualists
> they will believe what they want. I only hope that the individualists
> can bite their tongue and allow those moved by duty to defend the
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