The human brain adapts to its environment. One element of this environment is time. We don’t see it, but it forms part of it and shapes the way our mind works. Different sections then create anchors, points of reference, by which we cross reference our position. We use landmarks in time just as we do to navigate our way from and to our homes.
Our lives continue to be measured in time, and inside our brains we accept the ever-changing environment thanks to these milestones. If you like, life is just a long process of coming to terms with what has been experienced.
The esteemed strategist of the title to this mental wonder is known for a number of different reasons, namely for giving reason to the idea of diplomacy being the continuation of war by other means and war being the continuation of politics by other means. Continue reading