A Conversation for Sun Tzu
nutsn Started conversation Sep 27, 2002
wow ... well done (author), whoever you are
got some de javu reading this entry on Sun Tzu ... I this it stems from having read TE Lawrence' "7 pillars of wisdom"
aside from providing a vivid travelogue, Lawrence goes into a bit of astro-planning to: his philosophy in the arab rebellion was informed by Clause von 'somebody' but strangely, the hun's chinaman antecedent doesn't seem to get a mention
the doctrine was distilled in chapter LIX of 7 pillars with the observation that "in a real sense, maximum disorder was our equilibrium" ... guerrilla warfare in other words
one wonders if messrs Shrub & Blair have ever pondered why we (I'm from AUStralia & did time there) didn't win the war in Vietnam in spite of not losing a battle
Egriega Posted Nov 9, 2010
The general in charge of the North Vietnamese forces was well read in Sun Tzu......see details of the "Tet offensive", which is classic art of war stuff.
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