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Intentional deception in primates

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

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

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

"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 and employed." - Intelligence Science Board Study on Educing Information

Successful deception requires a cooperative audience.

The most insidious part of any deception is not its outrageous claims but its appeal to the needs of the audience.

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

The key is finding left brain logicians with shared expectations and preconceptions.

These left brain logicians are then hired to staff think tanks.

Audiences with shared expectations and preconceptions will make allowances, will reach the 'right' conclusion and will unwittingly participate in the deception.

This is the case with all celebrity figures which include news anchors, talk show hosts, movie stars, well known authors, corporate CEOs and popular politicians all of which have an economic interest in furthering the status quo.

As deception requires the complicity of the victim, a little 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, politicians and pundits play on fear then deliver the false embrace of product protection.

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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, chief operating officers and chief financial officers.

Alexander III of Macedonia conquered most of the known world but spread himself too thin.

To retreat and regroup forces with the armies he had left behind Alexander III of Macedonia instructed his armor smiths to make several oversized armor breastplates and helmets that would fit "giants", men 7 to 8 feet tall. During the night his forces withdrew leaving behind the oversized armor.

The deception sowed enough doubt and fear that the opposing force elected not to pursue.

Sun Tsu strongly 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 not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the supreme excellence. Thus, 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.

The image of total, barbaric dominationChingiz Khan used 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 enemy.

The most well known innovative use of psychological warfare must be attributed to a radio broadcast by the British Broadcasting Corporation, the BBC.

When the German invasion of England seemed imminent, a regular BBC radio program, easily heard and often listened to by the Germans, began a series of English language lessons for the invaders.

These broadcasts of course were presented in flawless German.

The British announcer stated the purpose of these broadcast like this:

"…..and so 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 propaganda proved extremly effective.

The phrases about burning in the English Channel seemed to confirm the intensive rumors already being spread by British agents on the continent that the British had perfected an apparatus with which they were going to set fires in the Channel and on the English beaches whenever Hitler launched his invasion.

Although not true, the rumors were so well planned and cleverly spread that to this day many Germans still believe them.

Documents found after the war confirmed that the German high command believed that the British had a workable plan to set fire to the English Channel. Masters of propaganda were beaten at their own trick!

Obviously they were not in touch with their subconscious.

This propaganda worked on a subconscious level as a fantasy seen as a reality.

Perhaps the most ambitious and spectacular psychological operations of modern times was the effort of the Allies to convince the German high command that the upcoming Allied invasion of Europe would occur across the beaches near the Pas de Calais.

Psychological operations of the Allies forged the fictitious "Army group Patton," which was poised to strike across the English Channel at the Germans 15th Panzer Army defending the Pas de Calais.

Even after the Allied invasion came at Normandy, Adolf Hitler would not allow for the deployment of the 15th Panzer Army from the Pas de Calais.

Adolf Hitler was convinced that the Normandy invasion was only a prelude to the real invasion.

The 15th Panzer Army waited in vain at the Pas de Calais for nearly SEVEN WEEKS for Army group Patton, an invasion that was never to come.
General of the army Omar Bradley later referred to this propaganda operation as "the biggest hoax of the war".

The German army never fully recovered from the reversals set in motion by their delay in releasing the 15th Panzer army and Germany lost the war as a result.

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

With the regime of Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin reeling under the blows of the German blitz in 1941, he sensed that the ideological abstractions and communist platitudes, which the communist party had driven into the minds of its captive domestic audience were in reality barren.

Ideological abstractions and communist platitudes did not have the emotional and spiritual impact necessary to fortify the Russian people for their struggle against the armies of Adolf Hitler.

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin systematically set about identifying his regime with the ancient heritage and the accompanying archetypical symbolism of "Mother Russia".

The two Russian institutions with the deepest roots in the past, the army and the church, were cultivated by propagandists.

The historic accomplishments of Russian armies were glorified.

The church hierarchy and class distinctions were returned to pre-revolution 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 became and is still officially known in Soviet history as "The Great Patriotic War".

Even Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin, one of the most ruthless dictators of the 20th Century, realized that his conventional military weapons alone, were not enough to meet the challenge of the German armies.

Utilizing psychological operations to augment conventional military forces played a major role in maintaining the survival of the regime of Stalin.

By this time radio broadcasts had become a major means of passing propaganda and deceiving the target audience.

During WWII Japan used the notorious "Tokyo Rose" to broadcast music, propaganda, 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 where she played music, coupled with the propaganda and messages of discouragement to the troops.

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