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reply to post by tetra50
Judge much? we live where we live. We cannot control much hereabouts. We have to somehow hold onto our integrity while living in Rome and surviving, and not quite doing what the Romans do (i.e., while in Rome…..) get me?
Why would anyone in their right mind "out themselves here for us?" I wonder. That's pure insanity and a touch of arrogance, besides. "Out" yourself here "for us?" What are you gonna do? Take care of their wife, kids and extended family, in place of the man?
When it comes to the Stasi machine yeah I guess I do judge much and they are found severely wanting on even the most basic level of humanity. Those types are predators of their own kind so I make no apologies.
As far as living in Rome that's fine but there should be lines people do not cross. If they are willing to cross those lines then that tells us all we need to know. Rationalizing it doesn't make it any better for the people they've manipulated or exploited.
On the "outing themselves" suggestion it was simply a figure of speech, like hoping of winning the lotto. Those types will usually never out themselves, their superiority complexes won't allow them to believe they are in the wrong. But hope springs eternal.
Possibly. But unless you can elucidate they exact whys and wherefores it's just noise compared to the possibility that it's an actual leak. Honey-pot of any significance how?
Most here--anyways--are already stuck in the golden sticky-sweet and identified.
It builds on the mythology of the all-seeing, all knowing, you're only 'free' because we allow you to operate paradigm.
Realistically, predators of their own kind has been the way of this world for quite some time, now, and my point about when in Rome is that this is what all of us have been turned into in order to survive for many, many years. I am frankly amazed when people fail to see that.
I say this most respectfully but frankly I amazed when people choose the path of least resistance just to get along or just to make it a little easier on themselves. There may come a time when each person faces that ultimate decision of doing the right thing or surrendering that spark of human spirit that makes us special. It's what truly defines us.
reply to post by tetra50
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The Conspiracy Theory Is True: Agents Infiltrate Websites Intending To "Manipulate, Deceive, And Destroy Reputations"
In the annals of internet conspiracy theories, none is more pervasive than the one speculating paid government plants infiltrate websites, social network sites, and comment sections with an intent to sow discord, troll, and generally manipulate, deceive and destroy reputations. Guess what: it was all true.
*lol* For an intelligence agency, you would think they would have the intelligence not to build their new site in Utah, if this link on Yellowstone is anything to go by. We might be safer than we think! All the information they've so carefully collected could go up in steam.
edit on 25/2/2014 by Maigret because: Add an extra thought...
Edward Snowden to thank for disclosing it
Lol Snowden strikes again...
Not like this was secret info anyway, it was obvious...
reply to post by SubTruth
I don't think that the way to spot them is by the country they reference. It's by the tone of the thread... the way they make you feel. Remember... magic...
edit on bTue, 25 Feb 2014 01:24:37 -0600am55America/Chicago2amTuesday25America/Chicago by brazenalderpadrescorpio because: double negative