JANUARY 21, 2022
Link to original article:https://www.counterpunch.org/2022/01/21/how-to-cope-with-the-deep-state/
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Persons moderately informed have a vague idea of what the « deep state » means. Of course, we do not see the « deep state », but only evidence of its impacts. We discern contours through the actions of its agents – imbalances, arbitrariness, dislocations, extrapolations, logical leaps.
One cannot rely entirely on deductive reasoning (top-down logic) or inductive logic (bottom-up), because in a world ofgovernmental secrecy, “fake news” and “fake law”, our very premises are uncertain. We can try inductive reasoning and base ourselves on our own observations and other empirical data, but we must acknowledge that our sample is woefully incomplete.
Some persons tend to dismiss narratives about the “deep state” as a kind of « conspiracy theory ». Out of sight, out of mind. We perceive the day…
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