Illusion: The Psychology of War Theatre

Reality is a principle humanity has lost in an era of mass illusion. The fabricated narrative of warfare disguises a vast operation of mass simulations, enacted for the viewing public as ‘news events’, with a paraphernalia of embedded journalists and missile-eye-view cameras.

The so-called physics of war are, in the real world, preceded by an abstract model of war that structures and organises the actual happenings.

There is no underlying reality of war, referred to by media images. Instead, the images ARE the actual operational mode of war.

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Reality is a principle humanity has lost in an era of mass illusion. The fabricated narrative of warfare disguises a vast operation of mass simulations, enacted for the viewing public as ‘news events’, with a paraphernalia of embedded journalists and missile-eye-view cameras.

The so-called physics of war are, in the real world, preceded by an abstract model of war that structures and organises the actual happenings.

There is no underlying reality of war, referred to by media images. Instead, the images ARE the actual operational mode of war.

[…Continued]

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