01 August 2010

on truth and other common misconceptions

"And all of this because of some corrupted view of the inherent evils of the modern state, a pseudo-romantic attachment to the absolute value of transparency, a casual indifference to inevitable consequences and a neurotic attachment to one individual's self importance. Rarely have we seen such a dangerous combination of arrogance and incompetence." [ex-CIA director Michael V. Hayden talking about Wikileaks]

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