That deception will be our suffering, for we shall be forced to lie.
And note, the deception is in the name of Him in Whose ideal the old man had so fervently believed all his life long.
And it was not mere suspicion, the deception was open, obvious.
And so, convinced of this, he sees that he must follow the counsel of the wise spirit, the dread spirit of death and destruction, and therefore accept lying and deception, and lead men consciously to death and destruction, and yet deceive them all the way so that they may not notice where they are being led, that the poor blind creatures may at least on the way think themselves happy.
There are no more uses of "deception" in the book.
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However, like all dangerous deceptions, the lies that clappers tell themselves wear seductive disguises.
Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
Not to know after all these years that deception can hide in plain sight?