‘You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe.
‘You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland — and I show how deep the rabbit hole goes.’
— The Matrix
It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability.~Unknown
All war is based on deception.
Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable;
When using our forces, we must seem inactive;
When we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away;
When far away, we must make him believe we are near.~Sun TzuSource: The Art of War
The boom produces impoverishment. But still more disastrous are its moral ravages. It makes people despondent and dispirited. The more optimistic they were under the illusory prosperity of the boom, the greater is their despair and their feeling of frustration.~Ludwig von Mises