Some would say that this is a platitude. Would that it were!In a sense, it was learned thousands of years ago, but naturalselection favors the forces of psychological denial. The individual benefits as an individual fromhis ability to deny the truth even though society as a whole, ofwhich he is a part, suffers. Education can counteract the naturaltendency to do the wrong thing, but the inexorable succession ofgenerations requires that the basis for this knowledge beconstantly refreshed.
Quicksilver III was the fake landing craft all long the British coast. Fake vessels resembling Landing Craft Tanks (LSTs) were known as "big bobs" and other inflatable dummy craft as "wet-bobs." Some were moored in those creeks and inlets between Great Yarmouth and the Thames estuary, but the larger proportion of them were concentrated around Kent and eastern Sussex. The designers of Shepperton Film Studios were enlisted to build a giant "oil storage facility and docking area near Dover. This stretched several miles and was complete with storage tanks, pipelines, jetties, terminal control points and anti-aircraft defenses.
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The psychological effects of overcrowding are interlinked with social effects. Overcrowding contributes to psychological frustrations which, in turn, have a bearing on behavioural responses and one's ability to cope with the conditions. Overcrowding also has a bearing on refugees' perception of options and future prospects.
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The British project to set fire to the English Channel was depicted on the History Channel's Episode 51, and entitled "Psychological Warfare." Narrator Charlton Heston mentions that the British publicly set the Channel on fire for the cameras, but in their propaganda they neglected to say that just a small area of coastline was protected. Heston also states that, "Documents found after the war confirmed that the German High Command believed that the British had a workable plan to set fire to the English Channel."
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Attaining psychological help and counseling is hampered by taboos. Qouta notes that former political prisoners refuse these services because "they have been welcomed back as heroes, and psychologically you can't be both a hero and a 'mental case' at the same time" (Doughty 1996:85). Overcrowding might also contribute to the generalized frustration of residents with their plight; spatial constraints reinforce the constriction of the future. As a woman in Khan Younis refugee camp reported to Doughty: "our mythology, our dreams, all look north and south, not here to the Strip. North we look to the land we lost, and south we look to Egypt, which we are told in schoolbooks is a kind of paradise. So two paradises we cannot have, while we live here in hell" (Doughty 1996:74).
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Some businesses went so far as to reproduce the shoulder patches in hopes of securing a government contract. The Army quickly bought thousands of them and even issued them to troops at their points of embarkation so that the patches could be seen by German troops and their civilian agents.
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Psychological effects are noticable. Tempers of refugees are hotter than others, by mere observation. When they ask for something, they do not ask with good tempers, they shout and scream and are nervous.