This is a quote from the book "The Gentleperson's Guide To Forum Spies" by Cryptome.org
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Cool Compromise the goal.
9) Have endless discussions that waste everyone's time. The agent may accompany the endless discussions with drinking, pot smoking
or other amusement to slow down the activist's work.
Want to establish "leaders" to set them up for a fall in order to stop the movement.
2) Suggest doing foolish, illegal things to get the activists in trouble.