02 March 2013

Fog of War ~ Morris' 11 Lessons from McNamara

Here's Errol Morris' Fog of War offering Eleven Lessons from the life of US Defense Secretary Robert S McNamara...
  1. Empathize with your enemy
  2. Rationality will not save us
  3. There's something beyond one's self
  4. Maximize efficiency
  5. Proportionality should be a guideline in war
  6. Get the data
  7. Belief and seeing are often both wrong
  8. Be prepared to re-examine your reasoning 
  9. In order to do good, you may have to engage in evil
  10. Never say never
  11. You can't change human nature

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