Richard Thieme: The Only Way To Tell The Truth Is Through Fiction

Very important stuff here.

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YT description: Over a decade ago, a friend at the National Security Agency told Richard Thieme that he could address the core issues they discussed in a context of “ethical considerations for intelligence and security professionals” only if he wrote fiction. “It’s the only way you can tell the truth,” he said.

Three dozen published short stories and one novel-in-progress (FOAM) later, one result is “Mind Games,” published in 2010 by Duncan Long Publishing, a collection of stories that illuminates “non-consensual realities:” the world of hackers; the worlds of intelligence professionals; encounters with other intelligent life forms; and deeper states of consciousness.

Title: DEF CON 22 – Richard Thieme – The Only Way to Tell the Truth is in Fiction (YT link) Uploaded by DEFCON Conference.

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