Victorious campaigns are unrepeatable
They take form in response
To the infinite varieties
The rules of strategy are few and simple. They may be learned in a week.
“But such knowledge will no more teach a man to lead an army like Napoleon than a knowledge of grammar will teach him to write Gibbon.”
I knew this instinctively but I needed those words for the picture to sharpen.
It was what I needed to see for myself in order to contrast the first hand experience that I have had recently witnessing the Dunning-Kruger effect and invincible ignorance. It was the third class of intellect.
~There are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others have come to comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others.
What we’ve got here is failure to communicate. Some men you just can’t reach!