If you are confused and unsure who to trust, I hope this will be helpful. The easy answer is no one.
When we forgo our own values to support something that belies that which we value, we cannot be trusted to be honest even with ourselves. This is mercenary. This is the decomposition wherein the parasite suffocates after eviscerating its host of all subsistence which initially allowed the parasite to thrive. When we concern ourselves entirely [...]