What the Art of War Tells Us About Readiness
Sun Tzu was a sixth century B.C., Chinese army general whose influential writing on military strategy figures into the curriculum even today, at West Point. Admiral Yamamoto, the architect of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s attack on Pearl Harbor, was a devoted follower. About readiness Sun Tzu wrote
“The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy’s not coming, but on our readiness to receive him…”
His lesson about readiness may offer direction to us about generator management and specifically, rupture basin readiness.