Systema: Know Your Enemy


Many people who hear of Niccolo Machiavelli and his work The Prince decide to avoid reading all of his works because of its implied evil. However, Sun Tzu clearly stated in The Art of War that to win in war you must know your enemy. Machiavelli is no exception.

Machiavelli’s work led me to think about a matrix I had been working on:


Between Sun Tzu and Machiavelli you get an extensive knowledge of how to fill in the cells. Call it a “Sun Tzu SQL” matrix.