The capacity to intentionally threaten or penalise, incentivise or induce, in the course of pursuing compromise or extending influence, is the bedrock of forceful power. That said, you’ll also find that the applied ethics of warfare – conflated and correlative – are but illusory, for war in essence, is always political.

© Heath Muchena, 2016


4 Comments on “78.0”

  1. Power abusers abound. The bullies and the cons come in all shapes and sizes, but they are usually human.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. I of July says:

    I cannot disagree with you on that. Quite true.


  3. cat9984 says:

    Too bad we can’t send the politicians out to fight them

    Liked by 1 person

  4. I of July says:

    We can’t, huh? Hmmm 🙂


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