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May 11, 2023·edited May 11, 2023Liked by Andrew Korybko

"... a very manipulative form of gaslighting disguised as 'pre-bunking'. This is an extremely sophisticated information warfare tactic..."

Really? Are you sure 'sophisticated' is quite the right word?

Somewhere, relatively long ago, not so very far away, I read something by someone who knew something about writing. He wrote, "If you see an adjective, kill it," or something like that.

The point, here, is that "very" and "extremely" make a big noise where they might distract from other words, or combination of words, which are actually more deserving of the attention their rather loud neighbours demand.

Please don't feel insulted or offended. That is not my intention. I think, however, 'increasingly popular' or something to denote how this information warfare tactic ('pre-bunking') shows up more and more recently, as those clutching at straws resort to and come to rely on it, might be more effective. 'Sophisticated' is more about skill and intelligence than manipulative scheming and cynical cunning, which, if I read (between the lines) accurately, is what 'sophisticated' should be taken to mean here. Confusing, isn't it? But you know what I mean. Please, correct me if I'm wrong.

"... and shows how far ahead the US planned everything."

Now, however pedantically I examine it, I can find nothing wrong with that!

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