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This will be a  short article. I need to explain the logic behind those  numerous torture scenes presented in the  recent  war movies and series.  The last one  Zero Dark Thirty is a crown jewel of that but not that original.   It  becomes obvious that our entertainers  need  torture  in their products; they consider it necessary for the  reality of the subject matter.
If those folks  think that way that would mean only one thing- that  they  presume that  torture is actually a part of the real life, that it is an acceptable if not fully legal practice in  certain  professional communities and as such  people who will watch those movies  are expecting those things to happen, actually  would not mind  watching such scenes and most likely will be OK  with them. Hollywood and  networks are all about money; they would not  introduce torture as a component if  their  control groups  would not give a go.  Torture thus works- it produces a guaranteed revenue.
There is also another aspect of torture, the one more important than money- torture fortifies a LIE.

We should start with a simple thing:  our war movies are  a bunch of lies, all of them. Those are lies in principle  because of the simple fact that all  those wars were and are abominations.  Those were the wars of aggression on our side, the wars performed against the people who did us no harm and lived very far away, the wars where our  armed forces were in fact loaned mercenaries; wars of cruelty beyond belief and of murderous stupidity. The  proper world is DISHONORABLE- that  is by unleashing those wars our
elite had dishonored  our nation and from that moment  ALL so- called works of art, whether books, pictures or movies dedicated to those wars are a DISHONORABLE trash. All of them- good, bad, sloppy, stupid, brilliant, long, short, series, movies, shows or special events-are all trash, have no artistic meaning and will be eventually discarded the same way as Nazi  'art' was discarded and now is looked at as  some kind of a sick paraphernalia.  We are witnessing nothing- those things are pure money- wasting  machines. They serve a LIE.

But if they serve a LIE they  by default need some kind of  a mechanism  which makes it plausible at least in the eyes of the  beholder.   In such situation the  description olf simple, logical professional work falls apart- no real professional will be able to find a black cat in the dark room  especially if there is no cat. The 9/11 was a sham, the official explanation is a total nonsense, Osama bin Laden for sure  was  a patsy and most likely died   long ago form the kidney  disease. As such  the actual    perception about a hunt for him which  somehow lasted for 10 years is a LIE. LIE cannot be  achieved   as a plausible story by  simple honest means.  It needs a revelation, a singularity, something shocking but possible; it needs torture like religion needs a miracle.  LIE is a religion of slaves and slave-owners, says  the  Russian writer A. Gorky. Religion cannot exist without miracles. Torture is an ideal source of miracles because it can produce  WHATEVER THE TORTURER WANTS. In Stalin''s Russia there were officially  millions of foreign spies arrested and  incarcerated. They all confessed. Kamil Ikramov  who was 15 when he was arrested testifies in his book that in the camps he saw many people  of different types but none of them were a spy  or even a paid agent. Whoever talked - all told the same story: that  in the  NKVD they WERE TOLD who they were, what kind of spies and for what country and how much money they were paid, etc. etc. They were tortured ONLY if they disagreed with  those definitions or refused to tell on others. They were in fact tortured only if they refused to play along. Torture was never used to actually get information for the simple fact that  those  torturers  KNEW what they wanted in advance.  The God of LIE needed miracles and  that mechanism was supplying them. Same in Hitler's Germany. Same in  Mao's China. Now it is the same here, in the US.  It is a very lubricated mechanism; it  is always  available at your service if you adopt a religion of LIE. It is a part of it. It is an evil miracle.
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As soon as the  the movie Zero Dark Thirty adopted by default  LIE as its savior, torture became a necessity to make the picture complete. Logic  required it. Without it, without a miracle  the whole  complex  mosaic including the set of characters would  fall apart.  Also, the  whole point of LIE is luring in the accomplices.  The movie goes to the theaters, people pay for  watchng it, critics debate,  pundits, argue, awards are assigned, LIE GOES ON! Not life, no.  Life was never there in the first place- it had been killed  on that fateful day when we surrendered our honor to the LIE. No, there is no life  there; those folks on the screen are zombies. But so are the folks in  the theater, those who watch because  FEAR makes them accept the  LIE and  their soul dies.  Now we understand  what those pseudo- arts are for: they are there to kill our souls.

SOS, folks. SAVE OUR SOULS.  Don't go there. Don't pay your money  for  poison.  You still can do that.  It is easy.   LIE cannot exist without true believers. Don't be ones. Just.. spit on it.  Just say to your children ,"We  don't do such things".  None of us is perfect but  we really do not need to  be so afraid as the apostles of LIE tell us to  be.  The only people we really must be afraid of  are them.   They know that.  They all know that.

 I am not a religious man but  I think there is  only one feature in us that is there  exactly to protect us from the truly Satanic  religion of Lie.  I call it a DIVINE DISCONTENT.  It is the ability to  feel  a  discontent  and disgust every  time you see a process of human suffering somehow being incorporated into a  visibly normal process of human occupation  as something  necessary and legitimate. God- given reason in any of us  figures out the faux  play: we won't for instance torture an animal to find out about other animals  or  torture a child to find out about children's prank. We thus already know  that we are deceived and  only fear prevents us from disclosing it. It is a Satanic fear. Reject it. God is on  the side of Light and Reason. We know what miracles are real and what are evil. We know. That's Divine.

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The writer is 57 years old, semi- retired engineer, PhD, PE, CEM. I write fiction on a regular basis and I am also 10 years on OEN.

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