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Archive for August, 2008

The difference between a good general and a bad general is simple. A good general wants to win; a bad general wants to avoid losing. Things like charisma, Intelligence, or training are of only minor importance. Nothing demonstrates this better then the Civil War. George McClellan and Robert Lee had both graduated second in their […]

On Deserving Food

I am a spoiled brat. This is the cause of many of my personality defects. Last night, I had sandwiches, sweet corn, and lemonade for supper. The sandwiches were made of homemade peasant bread, marinated chicken, homemade pickles, and tomatoes fresh from the garden. The sweet corn was also fresh from the garden and it […]