A betrayal in itself.
Предательство само по себе.
to close on itself - замыкаться на себя
not to intersect itself - самонепересекаться
to reveal itself - появиться, обнаружиться
to suggest itself - напрашиваться
pay for itself: If something that you buy or invest in pays for itself after a period of time, the money you gain from it, or save because you have it, is greater than the amount you originally spent or invested.
thing-in-itself: (in the philosophy of Kant ) an element of the noumenal rather than the phenomenal world, of which the senses give no knowledge but whose bare existence can be inferred from the nature of experience