Friday, October 19, 2007

Unconventional wisdom on the Dali Lama

As the Dali Lama is celebrated here in the United States, there is an unfortunate lesson to be learned from the forceful takeover of his country by China:

A philosophy of peace should be backed-up by the defenses to keep that peace. Depending on the rest of the world and the 'good-will' of potential enemies for your security is foolish.

It's no accident that 'Tit for Tat' has been found by game theorist to be a successful complement to cooperative strategies.

Even Lady Justice is prepared to use the sword in defense of fairness:


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