HALF TRUTHS

The destructive nature of half-truths …

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Hungary Sheds Bankers’ Shackles
http://americanfreepress.net/?p=12418

Our Banks Own Airports, Control Power Plants and Much More—How Can We Stop Them from Controlling the Lifelines of the Economy?
http://www.alternet.org/economy/banks-are-buying-essential-lifelines-our-economy-and-jacking-costs-max-profits

REFERENCE MATERIAL

DEFEATISM – OUR ZOMBIFICATION II
Published, July 23, 2013

PUBLIC SERVICE, COMMON SENSE AND THE LAW – PART I
Published, August 20, 2013

THE BANKERS SWITCH AND BAIT
Published, July 3, 2013

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Quotes About Deception

“A lie that is half-truth is the darkest of all lies.”
― Alfred Tennyson

We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Who had deceived thee so often as thyself?
Benjamin Franklin

A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.
Simone Weil

Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived.
Johann G. Seume

Who naught suspects is easily deceived.
Petrarch

Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: why then should we desire to be deceived?
Joseph Butler

Look! Don’t be deceived by appearances – men and things are not what they seem. All who are not on the rock are in the sea!
William Booth

The surest way to be deceived is to consider oneself cleverer than others.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Niccolo Machiavelli

“And thus I clothe my naked villainy
With odd old ends stol’n out of holy writ;
And seem a saint, when most I play the devil.”
― William Shakespeare, Richard III

“In every age it has been the tyrant, the oppressor and the exploiter who has wrapped himself in the cloak of patriotism, or religion, or both to deceive and overawe the People.”
(Canton, OH, Anti-War Speech, June 16, 1918)”
― Eugene Victor Debs, Voices of a People’s History of the United States

“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!”
― L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

“Just because something isn’t a lie does not mean that it isn’t deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction.”
― Criss Jami

“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”
― Arthur Conan Doyle, The Boscombe Valley Mystery

Credulity
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Credulity

Gullibility
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gullibility

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