Friday, February 11, 2011

Celebrate and then on to the next battle


Making no mistakes is what establishes the certainty of victory, for it means conquering an enemy that is already defeated.

To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

The clever combatant imposes his will on the enemy, but does not allow the enemy's will to be imposed on him.

We cannot enter into alliances until we are acquainted with the designs of our neighbors.

If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.

If you know the enemy and know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and know Earth, you may make your victory complete.

              - Sun Tzu

9 comments:

  1. Dynamite stuff and how frigging appropriate. You are on a roll pilgrim!

    War is waged in both heaven and earth as well as in men's minds as well as their hearts and souls.....Mencius

    Do you deny me the entrance to heaven, I who have at last learned the mystery of myself - Egyptian Mystery School Legend

    Man fears time and time fears the Pyramids.........Egyptian Proverb

    When you know yourselves, then you will be known, and you will know that you are the sons of the living Father. But if you do not know yourselves, then you are in poverty, and you are poverty - (Gospel of Thomas)

    He is happy as well as great who needs neither to obey nor to command in order to be something - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    We would rather forgive the evil proliferating all around us than the rebellion against it, which we mistake for the true evil - Arno Gruen (Betrayal of the Self)

    He who cannot obey himself will be commanded.....Nietzsche

    It is more kingly to conquer ones self than to conquer his enemies.....Alexander the Great

    Do not be the ghost of meaningless deaths and endless lives....Kahlil Gibran

    Beware the Harvard Yale mafia

    An invasion of armies can be turned back but an idea whose time has come, cannot.

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  2. Good additions Mick, especially the "beware the Harvard Yale mafia." :)

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  3. Brilliant summarisation of what happened in Egypt, Kenny!

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  4. It is great to be able to share a bit of their happiness. Look at that kid's face! He won't ever forget this, and he won't easily give this victory up. Good for him and bad for future Mubaraks.

    Onward and upward, people of the world!

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  5. Thanks Kenny,

    You know I'm turned around and around on this one. I have no idea where it's going. I read Aangirfan and figure that that's right and then I read Pilger and think he's right.

    The thing is, according to chaos theory, there has to come a point where the tavistock motherfuckers get done over by a butterfly. Ain't nothing that says it can't be an Egyptian butterfly.

    Anyway I'm going to sit tight, fingers crossed.

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  6. I'm with you nobs. I don't know either. Fingers crossed, eyes open.

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  7. http://alethonews.wordpress.com/

    10 dead in Sinai jail break.

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  8. Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present. -- Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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  9. The one dictator is out, but democracy is not come yet. When the MSM join in the victorious chorus, deception is in the air. Tyranny does not give up its power so easily. Like Bush to Obama was no change to stop the USA's progressive government tyranny.

    Egypt's Revolution
    Creative Destruction For A 'Greater Middle East'?
    The G8 Map of Washington's Greater Middle East extends
    right to the borders of China and Russia and West to Morocco
    By © F. William Engdahl, author Full Spectrum Dominance:
    Totalitarian Democracy in the New World Order *
    2-4-11

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