Bob Scheetz wrote:
> was sun tzu a functional illiterate? did he have to keep always
>laura, karen hughes, condi, as his closest advisors so they could read to
>him what he had to read? was suntzu a commander in chief who when his
>country was attacked could think only of his own pathetic ass? did suntzu
>spend the best part of every day, 4 hrs a morn, keeping his body fit in
>order to look the cowboy role? did he too have to have every thought he
>ever uttered put in his head daily by hours of drill and coaching? was he
>a superannuated playboy rich kid cum pol-scum who allowed himself be used
>a cabal of jackals to batten on his home country and empire?
No, Sun Tzu was none of these, but he did advocate presenting oneself to
enemies in such a way that they would mistake one for these. In this way,
Sun Tzu would have read your post, and been proud that his strategies work
on even the most contemporary of philosophers.
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