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Sowing disinformation is building your support on rotten ground. Like many other destructive strategies, it works best in the short term, and actually backfires long term. Tyrants who plan to eventually go public with their domination don't worry whether their supporters will eventually understand the truth, because by then it will be too late.

The cause of liberty doesn't have this luxury, but since our rulers gain consent by lying, we have a powerful and persuasive message for people who we help to see things clearly. And once someone sees the world as it actually is, they can't unsee it.