Sun Wu

by oneafrikan on March 22, 2002

hola from Londontown

been reading a lot about Sun Tzu lately, and his impact on modern strategic thinking. Did you know that most (what we would call) modern thinkers on the matter regard his work as seminal, and that he gained his experience and insight through real experience, in a time of China’s history which was (what we would also call) tumultous?; and that the teachings of both Sun Tzu and Confucius are linked in their philosophy towards war/strategy, through a common desire to avoid conflict wherever possible, but an acceptance and absoluteness towards overcoming opponents when unable to do anything else?….