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Intentional deception in primates

"Deceit fills hearts that are plotting evil." - Proverbs 12:20

Government Officials Deceive Themselves, To Deceive the Public

"The major news media have failed the American public for years and are still doing so." - Darrell Williams

"Self-deception is a particularly destructive characteristic of Western culture." - Friedrich Nietzsche



"The psychology of deception is not a mature field, and the neural mechanisms that underlie the ability to intentionally suppress, distort, or fabricate information are not yet well understood.

Consequently, if the investment is correct in stating that confidence in a given technique will require a solid theoretical base, then a significant research investment into the underlying neuropsychological mechanisms of deception must be made before any practical system for detecting deception can be developed." - Intelligence Science Board Study Educing Information


Successful deception requires a cooperative audience.

Deception appeals to the needs of the audience.

The art of deception lies in understanding how preconceptions can be twisted in the minds of the audience.

The key is finding conmen with shared expectations and preconceptions.

Audiences with shared expectations and preconceptions make allowances to reach the 'right' conclusion unwittingly participating in the deception.

Celebrity figures, news anchors, talk show hosts, movie stars, pundits, politicians all have an economic interest in furthering the status quo.

Deception requires the complicity of the victim, disorientation helps.

Indian street fakirs, sleight of hand artists, have a simple game:

they get their audiences to laugh - then tap into another emotion - fear.

Frightened marks are ripe to be sold a promise to soothe their fear.

The need for emotional comfort will often overrule reason.

The fakir's amulets guaranteed an emotionally 'happy' ending.

Deception is extremely useful in the halls of commerce and politics.

Marketers play on fear then deliver the false embrace of product protection.





Historically, the application of psychological operations has proven to be essential in the successful waging of war.

Use of psychological operations as a force multiplier is easily recognized by warriors, politicians, psychopaths and chief financial officers.

Alexander III of Macedonia, an epileptic, conquered the known world.

But he spread himself to thin and had to retreat.

Alexander III of Macedonia instructed armor smiths to make several oversized armor breastplates and helmets to fit "giants", men 7 to 8 feet tall.

During the night his forces withdrew leaving behind the oversized armor.

Although the advancing army did see through the deception they laughed so hard they gave up pursuit.

Sun Tsu advocated the use of psychological warfare as a force multiplier.

Sun Tsu wrote that:

"To capture the enemy's entire army is better than to destroy it; to take intact a regiment, a company, or a squad is better than to destroy them.

For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is wasteful.

To subdue the enemy without fighting is the supreme excellence.

What is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy's strategy.

Next best is to disrupt his alliances by diplomacy.

The next best is to attack his army. And the worst policy is to attack cities."

Sun Tzu understood that given the opportunity, an adversary will surrender to a superior commander prior to conflict.

Chingiz Khan barbaric image was greatly enhanced by use of deception, operational security, and targeting his adversaries' decision-making process.

"Agents of influence" were sent in advance of his armies to do face-to-face psychological warfare sowing fear by telling of the brutality.

A network of "arrow riders" created the illusion of invincible numbers by facilitating rapid troop maneuvers while targeting enemy messengers to prevent enemy commanders from communicating.

Adolf Hitler rose to power by exploiting the dissatisfaction of supporters of the traditional left and right wing parties, by dwelling on the failure of these parties to solve the problems created by the conditions imposed on Germany under the Treaty of Versailles.

Adolf Hitler then presented national socialism as the one movement capable of uniting conservative nationalists with international socialists, the professional classes with the working classes in the service of the nation.

The speeches he delivered urged national pride and unity and placed the blame for all of Germany's problems on 'others'.

The oratory techniques of Adolf Hitler and use of propaganda gave him a truly hypnotic grip over the German masses.

Joseph Goebbels, minister of propaganda, practiced the techniques of psychological operations both to unite Germany and to intimidate.





The British Broadcasting Corporation excels at psychological warfare.

When the German invasion of England seemed imminent, a regular BBC radio program began a series of English language lessons for the invaders.

These broadcasts were presented in flawless German.

The British announcer stated the purpose of the broadcast:

"It will be best if you learn a few useful phrases in English before visiting us:

For your first lesson, we take 'DIE KANAUEBERFAHRT'.

The channel crossing."

"Now, just repeat after me: 'DAS BOOT SINKT.'

The boat is sinking. The boat is sinking"

"DAS WASSER IST KALT. The water is cold. SER KALT. Very cold"

"Now I will give you a verb that should be very useful.

Again, please repeat after me.

ICH BRENNE. i am burning.

DU BRENNST. You are burning.

ER BRENNT. He is burning.

WIR BRENNEN. We burn.

IHR BRENNT. You are burning.

SIR BRENNEN. They are burning."

This crude psychological operation proved extremly effective.

The rumors, well planned and cleverly spread, that to this day many Germans still believe them - even though a crossing was never planned.

Psychological operations may be used to promote coöperation, unity and build morale within a target audience.

With the regime of Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin reeling under the blows of the German blitz in 1941 ideological abstractions and communist platitudes failed to captivate domestic audience.

Ideological abstractions and communist platitudes did not have the emotional and spiritual impact necessary to fortify the Russian people.

"Mother Russia" with deep roots in the past, the army and the church, was cultivated by propagandists.

The historic accomplishments of Russian armies were glorified.

Church hierarchy and class distinctions returned to traditional standards.

"PRAVDA," dropped its Marxist motto, "WORKERS OF THE WORLD, UNITE," and substituted the openly nationalistic slogan, "DEATH TO THE GERMAN INVADER."

The ensuing struggle officially became "The Great Patriotic War".

Radio broadcasts became the major means of deceiving the target audience.

"Tokyo Rose" broadcast music and words of discouragement to allied forces.
The Germans used Mildred Gillar, better remembered as "Axis Sally".

In Vietnam "Hanoi Hannah" broadcast a daily radio program.



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