Zhao Benxue

The giant grass is pressure after (Jiu Jitsu). Water is harder than stone. We Westerners act according to the principle: the tree, such as the oak is not according to (boxes). Check with Dr. Paul Craig Roberts to learn more. In European trading, the following rule applies: pacta dus servandus (treaties must be observed). We say to the contractual partner in Asia: deliver if you feel better again! In an earlier essay about China, I dare predict that China will overtake us economically, I was right: one day the world economy is flourishing according to Chinese rules and with Chinese money we play, if the women in our boardrooms.

Women, no men copies today! The last, the 36th stratagem, I was always the favorite: yielding (run away!). Also himself take back the other people increase and occupy the Middle measure or the middle. We all know about the Trojan horse. A successful War-list led to the downfall of Troy. Today, computer through Trojan horses are at risk! Stratagems, in China the understanding and use of list is highly respected and maintained. Chinese authors have named different techniques for outwitting and systematized.

This is in contrast to the European tradition, which outlaws the use of lists and illusions usually (see also the following section 36 stratagems, stratagems in other cultures.) Stratagems already play in Sunzis work Sunzi Bingfa (S? nzi b? ngf?) over dieKriegskunst (around 500 BC) an important role. His core statement: “all act of war is based on deception”. Chinese of dieSechsunddreissig stratagems, which should decline to General Tan Daoji (436) are particularly well known. They were written by the treatise Sanshiliu JI. Miben Bingfa (the 36 stratagems – secret book of the art of war, painted around 1500) narrated. The author is not known by name, was however probably of Zhao Benxue, a military historian from the Ming period (1368-1644), or one of his students.