War! What Is It Good For?

A brief post today, following on from yesterday’s piece on Remembrance Sunday. Allowing for the academics who debate the veracity and timing of statements attributed to him, Sun Tzu is nevertheless acknowledged as a great military strategist. But even he knew the underlying truth:

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It’s a pity more people in positions of power don’t take note of this, as it is just as true today as it ever was.

(I lifted the picture from the internet. Give or take 2,300 years I think they have his dates spot on!)