Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Sun Tzu The Art of War Chapter 1 part 1 of 2

I have long wanted to present this information and contemplate its value in light of faith.

I believe that the wisdom of Sun Tzu is valid, however, I also believe that it is inextricably tied to the carnal.
Life and war are coeval in Sun Tzu's philosophy, and I would tend to agree with him.
Whether or not there has ever been a moment when life has been devoid of war I cannot say for certain, however, it is true that the scriptures state that the Creator has been at war with the adversary from the beginning of the physical creation.
There are certain specific things in Sun Tzu's philosophy that require consideration, e.g. 'Fighting a war requires deception'. I must grapple with this concept, because God cannot deceive. How then could this be true, since God is fighting against the adversary?

I will post this now and if anyone wants to give input or would like me to continue to produce the full series, please let me know.

1 comment:

Scott Starr said...

I think its useful. The Bible says to test all things and hold onto that which is trues and discard the rest.

I have been planning on posting something about what Christian pacifists can learn from George S. Patton. This fits right in the same theme.