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After we see though all the camouflage, the mimicry, and all of the other intentional and unintentional confusion, and discover what can be known to a level of multiscoped reality, there remains the problem of what to do. What is the right action to take given the reality we must cope with?

What are the parameters of right action? Everything can’t be decided by observed facts, and numbers, and lines on a graph, but reality can be known and those tools can be aids to knowing reality more clearly. We must find the right data, but then we must see this data in a way that makes sense to the situation and is justifiable later when the total situation has returned to a stable condition. The problem becomes how to use the known data, and factor in the unknown data, for making the best decisions.

Camouflage theory can help with decisions of appropriate behavior, because it is a very similar problem to the camouflage of information. The challenge is to see past the confusion, noise and natural problems to the intentional camouflage, and distractions provided by competition with whom you are in conflict with at some level. It is important to be able to identify the intentional camouflage and separate it from the natural background noise. Camouflage implies intent to deceive, and thus, since it costs time, effort and money to create the camouflage, it is a good indicator of something of sufficient value to be hidden, or to pretend that there is something of value there to be hidden. Appropriate action is potentially covered by another layer of obfuscation, it is a second layer of potential camouflage by the competition.

In some ways seeing the decision is just a continuation of the same problem of how to gain one’s will against another competing force. The first layer was to prevent the seeing of true factual information of external realities, with camouflage and focusing of attention elsewhere with distractions. Then even if you succeed in getting accurate information about the reality there is the possibility of being misled as to the actions to be taken relative to the problems. Thus, there becomes the possibility of applying camouflage to secondary items, and the opposite of camouflage, the revealing of attractive things upon which one might act, but of course these are biased attractions based on whoever is doing the camouflage and leading the game.

This deception could go on with infinitely deep layers upon layers, but that is unlikely, because it is an expensive pursuit, and at some point the person providing the camouflage is himself confused. The point of camouflage is to be effective, and if the simplistic and cheapest is effective that is what should be used.