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Industry Education
Location Virginia, United States
Introduction Epictetus writes: A journey into the implications of our values and culture on secrecy. Designed to educate and inform on secrets that support - or challenge - our national security and behavior on the international stage. The blog will not tell you whether Pollard, Manning or Snowden are villains or heroes. It will, however, provide context for a changing world where privacy and secrecy evolve almost daily. Written by a career intelligence professional, with an interest in history, ethics, culture and society. Why Epictetus? A Second Century stoic, he is most known for essays on identity, character and the consequences of our reasoning. No man better epitomizes our struggle to understand secrecy. Join us! -2013.12.06.
Interests character, culture, ethics, history, intelligence, military intelligence, law, leadership, privacy, society, secrecy, security, national security, strategy, grand strategy, technology, values
Favorite Books Ciphergrams, The Code Book, The Emperor's Codes, Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy, The Medici Effect, Power Terror Peace and War, Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation, Makers of Modern Strategy