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Americans are incomparably gullible

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posted on Oct, 14 2005 @ 10:33 PM
Amazing. Post 9/11 the United States government says they have opened an "office of strategic information"[OSI] WHOSE "MISSION" IS TO LIE TO THE WORLD MEDIA SO THEY CAN INTURN LIE TO THE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD.

Now excuse me for asking, but why do Americans debate things like the authenticity of a intercepted letter from Iraq and such things when they have been told IN PLAIN ENGLISH that the "mission" of the american government is to lie to the media and the people of the world.

I have steadfastly refused to watch or read or listen to any news reports since the day they said it was their "mission" to lie to america and the world.

If someone says they are on a mission to lie to you, why do you still listen to them? Pentagon officers said it "scared" them when they read the brief on the "mission" if the OSI.

When someone is on a mission, they go above and beyond the call of duty to carry it out. It becomes their reason for existing. A "mission" is more than a job.

And people have the nerve to question the existence of things like the ATS discussion board. When your government admits that they are on a mission to lie to you. WELL, PINCH ME PLEASE!!!! How can one NOT believe in conspiracies after that? WHY IN GOD'S NAME WOULD YOU EVEN WATCH THE TALKING HEADS ON TV? WHY WOULD YOU WATCH THE LIES ON THE NEWS? WHY WOULD YOU READ THE LIES IN THE NEWSPAPER? WHY WOULD YOU DEBATE THE LIES ON THE INTERNET?


What is the mystery? I don't understand American people. Your government says they are going to lie to you, then they lie to you to get you to support a phony war, thousands of your young men and woman are dying, 500 billion + for defense spending - of your money- is being wasted to feed a lie. And you watch the news and debate it among yourselves.

How can this be?

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posted on Oct, 14 2005 @ 10:43 PM
Wow I miss something? I don't watch TV where did that report come from?
I spent over the last decade not watching tv. Yet Ive read most of the major news events in the papers and on the net.
If its all about the al-q letter then yup d/led it and noticed it was a fake right off for one main thing ( which is anytime god or alla or mohammid must contain praise be with you and few other religious things not in the letter )
What sources are you talking of? What lies from where?
gimmie a link to follow so I can read more

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posted on Oct, 14 2005 @ 11:25 PM
it was actually called "office of strategic influence" and it was shut down back in 2002 because we "incomparably gullible" americans wouldnt put up with that kind of garbage.

next time you go for shock and awe, do a little research first.

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posted on Oct, 14 2005 @ 11:35 PM
Actually, isn't it technically illegal (or unconstitutional) for the US Government to actively engage in a propaganda campaign against its citizens? I think it has already been made clear that this Pentagon-created propaganda machine is designed to spread propaganda in the way of the enemy and the people which they live amongst and kill. The simple truth, and I hate to break it to you, is that propaganda has always been a part, an extremely vital part, of warfare. Propaganda efforts saved thousands of lives alone on D-Day. Propaganda and false news generated by the allies and their agents tilted the favor in our direction during World War 2. The army that is most successful in making its enemy believe and prepare for that which is untrue is often the victorious one.

The sad part is that propaganda is a necessary evil, especially when dealing with those who take extreme measures and display much effort in creating propaganda to turn the war against your side. We the citizens of the United States, with our free press, internet and sites like this, and the most advanced forms of communication in the history of the modern world who must decide on our own, as always before, what is true and what is right. We must weigh the pros and cons, research every side of the issue, and if we have a good one- follow our gut. We're not always going to be right, but its the price we pay especially in a time of war. The important thing is that someday, as has often been the case after the war has long since been over with, we will learn of most of what was true and what was propaganda. Just as we will learn of many of the brave contributions made by those in defense of our country, which for security reasons or lack of initial confirmation and publicity often go untold for years to come.

So the bottom line is that I don't think the American people are incomparably gullible. I would have to say that the Germans were more gullable when falling under the control of the Nazi party and Adolf Hitler. I would say the radicalized portion of the Muslim world, which believes that terror serves its purpose and bin Laden honestly serves their best interests, that is far more gullible in comparison. I'm not going to go on with the endless comparisons that disprove your assertion. I'll just say that the American people are a lot less gullable than the citizens of many other nations who are fed lies by their respective regimes. They're also a lot less gullable than the easily-manipulated left-wing and socialist people of the world.

posted on Oct, 15 2005 @ 02:10 AM
now this is rather silly. American government has a reason to make their citizens belive a certain way as do all governments. Those other said governments in question simply benefit this time by tellilng the truth about 9/11. And guess what, their people believe them. And in far greater numbers / percentages than our people believe what they're told.

So if u want guillibility (which is believing what your told WHETHER ITS TRUE OR NOT), wouldnt the rest of the world be more gullible?

well, only if you believe it.

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