The devil’s secret weapon This book was randomly on an empty table across from ours. The devil’s secret weapon is simply this. The devil doesn’t make us bad. The devil makes us busy. In our busy-ness, we cut corners and neglect things we never should. The devil delights in this. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.