Today we looked at The Art of War. We discussed how it’s principles can be applied to many situations such as school, business, and sports. For homework, please finish reading the selections from The Art of War. You can download a copy by clicking here.
We looked at modern applications of Sun Tzu’s philosophy, especially the statement, “To win 100 battles is not the height of skill – to subdue the enemy without fighting is.” We made comparisons with the use of the Stuxnet Virus. Click here for an article from the NY Times that we read in class.
Imagine you are a general leading your troops into battle. What 5 pieces of advice from Sun Tzu would you find especially useful and why? Highlight these quotes in your iBook. Then insert a note explaining why you think that bit of advice is so useful.