Looting a Burning House: Not Just for Fun, but for Even More Fun

by markdyal

“When the Last Man is being harassed to exhaustion, and his resources are vanishing in pursuit of the fleas and tics formerly under his command, this is the time to bushwhack the parasites, destroy the Last Man’s roads and bridges, pillage his stores and armories, and burn his revenuers in their beds.” Sun Zi and Champ Ferguson, “Strategy Eight,” The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China.