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The Art of War by Sun Tzu

A BBC podcast on Sun Tzu’s classic The Art of War. Perhaps the most sublime work on strategy of all time ( Hat tip to The Warlord)

Next, and unrelated: 

Via blogfriend Robert Paterson, a new talk by educational and creativity thought leader, Sir Ken Robinson. The ritual TED bowing to Al Gore notwithstanding, if you are interested in education issues, this is a must see video.

5 Responses to “Some Anglospheric Multimedia”

  1. Backwards Observer Says:

    Hi,as you are probably aware, the image in the post is of Hanshi Kaufman’s rendering of The Art of War. My impression is that it is one of the more ruthless interpretations and appears to speak to those who may be forced to consider violence as an option. It makes a good counterpoint to the Buddhist-influenced cerebrations of the Denma translation, which has a more subtle focus. Both are worth a read for those who have an interest.Thanks.http://www.amazon.com/Art-War-Definitive-Interpretation-Strategy/dp/0804830800http://www.amazon.com/Art-War-Translation-Shambhala-Library/dp/1570629781/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1274941548&sr=1-1

  2. Dave Schuler Says:

    OT:  What, no NSS?

  3. zen Says:

    hi Dave,
    "What, no NSS?"
    My brain is fried due to the end of semester and various other issues – could you clarify?

  4. zen Says:

    "National Security Strategy"?
    Just read the official talking points – sounds like they confused the NSS with a State of the Union Message

  5. A National Security Strategy « The Committee of Public Safety Says:

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