Chapter 9. The Western Approach to Strategy

  1. Emotion (primordial violence, hatred and enmity) a blind, irrational but natural force
  2. Reason (rational aims) the subordination of emotion into calculated policies
  3. Chance (the play of probability) where the creative spirit is free to roam.

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Govern the state by being straight-forward; wage war by being crafty. — Laozi

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