what are we going to do post Ferguson and beyond?


Excerpts from the 33 strategies of war…..

SELF-DIRECTED WARFARE
The first 4 strategies are all about getting your head in the game.
The mind is the starting point of all war and all strategy…

DECLARE WAR ON YOUR ENEMIES

The polarity strategy:
Life is endless battle and conflict, and you cannot fight effectively unless you can identify your enemies. Learn to smoke out your enemies, to spot them by the signs and patterns that reveal hostility. Then, once you have them in your sights, inwardly declare war. Your enemies can fill you with purpose and direction.

DO NOT FIGHT THE PAST

The Guerrilla-War-Of-The-Mind Strategy:
What most often weighs you down and brings you misery is the past. You must consciously force yourself to react to the present moment. Be ruthless on yourself; do not repeat the same tired methods. Wage guerrilla war on your mind, allowing no static lines of defense — make everything fluid and mobile.

Amidst the turmoil of events, do not lose your presence of mind

THE COUNTERBALANCE STRATEGY
In the heat of battle, the mind tends to lose its balance. It is vital to keep you presence of mind, maintaining your mental powers, whatever the circumstances. Make the mind tougher by exposing it to adversity. Learn to detach yourself from the chaos of the battlefield.

CREATE A SENSE OF URGENCY AND DESPERATION

The Death-Ground Strategy:
You are your own worst enemy. You waste previous time dreaming of the future instead of engaging in the present. Cut your ties to the past — enter unknown territory. Place yourself on “death ground”, where your back is against the wall and you have to fight like hell to get out alive.

ORGANIZATIONAL (TEAM) WARFARE

The next 3 strategies are about making the most of your team.
Ideas and tactics mean nothing without an organized, responsive, creative, and motivated army.

AVOID THE SNARES OF GROUP THINK

The Command-And-Control Strategy:
The problem in leading any group is that people inevitably have their own agendas. You have to create a chain of command in which they do not feel constrained by your influence yet follow your lead. Create a sense of participation, but do not fall into group think — the irrationality of collective decision making.

SEGMENT YOUR FORCES

The Controlled-Chaos Strategy:
The critical elements in war are speed and adaptability — the ability to move and make decisions faster than the enemy. Break your forces into independent groups that can operate on their own. Make your forces elusive and unstoppable by infusing them with the spirit of the campaign, giving them a mission to accomplish, and then letting them run.

TRANSFORM WAR INTO A CRUSADE

Morale Strategy:
The secret to motivating people and maintaining their morale is to get them to think less about themselves and more about the group. Involve them in a cause, a crusade against a hated enemy. Make them see their survival as tied to the success of the army as a whole.

DEFENSIVE WARFARE
The next four strategies will reveal defensive warfare is the height of strategic wisdom — a powerful style of waging war.
Get ready to master the arts of deception.
Pick your battles carefully

THE PERFECT ECONOMY STRATEGY

We all have limitations — our energies and skills will take us only so far. You must know your limits and pick your battles carefully. Consider the hidden costs of war: time lost, political goodwill squandered, an embittered enemy bent on revenge. Sometimes it is better to wait, to undermine your enemies covertly rather than hitting them straight on.

TURN THE TABLES

The Counterattack Strategy:
Moving first — initiating the attack — will often put you at a disadvantage: You are exposing your strategy and limiting your options. Instead, discover the power of holding back and letting the other side move first, giving you the flexibility to counterattack from any angle. If your opponents are aggressive, bait them into a rash attack that will leave them in a weak position.

CREATE A THREATENING PRESENCE

Deterrence Strategies:
The best way to fight off aggressors is to keep them from attacking you in the first place. Build up a reputation: You’re a little crazy. Fighting you is not worth it. Uncertainty is sometimes better than overt threat: If your opponents are never sure what messing with you will cost, they will not want to find out.

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4 thoughts on “what are we going to do post Ferguson and beyond?

  1. Beautiful post brother! BRAVO!! You are really on a roll! This is so on point! I’ll have to share this with other for sure. We have to be brave in this fight. This is no small task,it will take work and dedication but can be done. We have to get our minds right to do this. It’s time for some action. As the great Amos Wilson said:

    “The same people who cannot even defend their own neighborhoods are the same people who are trooped over to Arabia and trooped over to all parts of the world to fight wars. YES! YOU’RE THE WHITE MAN’S BOTTOM HO’ AND YOU BETTER LEARN TO DEAL WITH IT! That’s one of the reasons why you’re so mean-spirited and you wanna hurt people because you don’t wanna come to terms with it. We don’t wanna deal with it and that is why we displace the aggression onto each other and onto our women and children and so forth. Because we haven’t come to terms that we gotta deal with this white man, and if it takes us one century to do it…IN THE END HE MUST BE BROUGHT DOWN! And if you’re not a part of that and that’s not a part of your heart and soul and you’re not a part of THE AFRICAN MAN’S BROTHERHOOD to bring that about, then how could you call yourself a man?”

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