Book Club Juxtapositions
EP9 The Art of War
February 24, 2020
Kimberly Andi & Tracey Maye
The Art of War by Sun Tzu is an ancient Chinese treatise on military strategies and tactics.
In this episode we juxtapose the quest for power in The Art of War by Sun Tzu and The Prince by Nicole Machiavelli as told through different literary characters.
Is all warfare deception as Sun Tzu says?
What would Sun Tzu say about propaganda?
What literary characters use deception to achieve their goals?
Modern Day Allusions to The Art of War
What is the fundamental difference between the two author's messages about power?
What is Sun Tzu's most sage piece of advice?