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U.S. Army Releases Bizarre ‘Ghosts In The Machine’ Conspiracy Theory Video

On Tuesday, a verified U.S. Army Twitter account posted a bizarre message:

We believe in ghosts… Do you??

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The tweet was accompanied by an even stranger YouTube video titled ‘Ghosts In The Machine’ with the following description:

All the world’s a stage.

Join us.

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In addition to some unsettling images and sounds, featured throughout the clip are messages, starting with a quote from Sun Tzu, a famous Chinese general, military strategist, writer, and philosopher:

If your opponent is of choleric temper, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant.


Born from the ashes of a world at war.

You’ll find us in the shadows.

At the tip of the spear.

A threat rises in the East.

Warfare is evolving.

And all the world’s a stage.

Anything we touch is a weapon.

We can deceive, persuade, change, influence, inspire.

We come in many forms.

We are everywhere.

A feeling in the dark.

A message in the stars.

Ghosts in the machine.

What, are we?


Verbum Vincet (Latin > English: “The word will conquer”)

The 1st Special Forces Command is located in Fort Bragg, North Carolina and describes itself as the world’s “premier partnered irregular warfare force”:

Army 1st Special Forces Command Who We Are

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