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The Great Gaslighting: “This is just politics”
The failure to acknowledge the war guarantees we will lose it
Adapted from this thread:
The time I have spent over the last 2 1/2 years researching the roots of our collective psychosis has revealed not only the people who intentionally caused it, but the strategies and tactics they have used to cover for themselves.
Nearly all propaganda and psyops abuse language to deliver trauma or confusion as a payload rather than enlightenment or knowledge. A big part of the problem defending ourselves against this kind of psychological attack is that we don’t have the right language to talk about it. We feel it. We see it. But we only have old language to describe it. This is a flaw being weaponized by our enemies.
I’ve put some underused phrases in bold.
The missing link in our collective discourse is recognition of the full-scale psychological war being waged on our citizens by an enemy nation-state led by a psychopathic dictator.
The result of our failure to combat or even acknowledge an ongoing psychological warfare attack, is that the psychological warfare attack is succeeding.
For example, the “Twitter Files” is a pro-Kremlin psyop being executed by Elon Musk with the cooperation of elected insurrectionists in Congress. But our “fourth estate” dutifully reports on the propaganda, rather than the purpose of it or the damage it causes.
This failure to be honest about the simple, obvious reality that we are under psychological attack by Putin, and that numerous American citizens are helping him, leaves all of us in an alternate reality where our loved ones inexplicably turn into fascist zombies at random.
People around the world have been brainwashed, or to use more modern language, they suffer undue influence. This is was never an “organic” phenomenon. This is an intentionally designed process to capture our citizens and turn them against their own countries, neighbors and families.
Russia has been waging low-grade psychological war on the United States since the Tsars. The KGB (now FSB) has been doing it since the 1950s. But in 2016, the cold psychological war became hot. Putin used his assets in America to escalate it.
The theft of the 2016 presidential election was a direct result of a psychological warfare attack by an enemy nation-state in conjunction with American traitors — led by retired Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn.
This is the Big Open Secret. This is the elephant in the room that they don’t want you to notice or talk about.
In my view, part of the reason journalists and politicians don’t want to acknowledge that there is a real cognitive war being waged, is that to acknowledge it now means they have to acknowledge they have missed it for seven years.
I understand their dilemma. Nonetheless, they must face it and own it.
Unless we can be honest about the fact the we are under attack, we will remain defenseless to the trauma being intentionally inflicted and allow the resulting corruption to metastasize, deepen and solidify in the body politic.
If we do not break the silence, the silence will break us instead.
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