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War on the mind

Watson, Peter

War on the mind

the military uses and abuses of psychology

by Watson, Peter

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology, Military.,
  • Psychological warfare.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Watson.
    SeriesPelican books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU22.3 .W37 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination415 p. :
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3832173M
    ISBN 100140223002
    LC Control Number81145257

    The natural formation of the country is the soldier's best ally; but a power of estimating the adversary, of controlling the forces of victory, and of shrewdly calculating difficulties, dangers and distances, constitutes the test of a great general. On Putney Heathonce again he encounters the artilleryman, who persuades him of a grandiose plan to rebuild civilisation by living underground; but, after a few hours, the Narrator perceives the laziness of his companion and abandons him. Please take a look at the relevant books shown below. Moor your craft higher up than the enemy, and facing the sun. Fully armed. He who exercises no forethought but makes light of his opponents is sure to be captured by them.

    CVC claims this is related to genius. Sheridan's wife, presumed dead on an archaeological dig on the planet Z'ha'dum years earlier, arrives at the station and convinces Sheridan to accompany her to Z'ha'dum. So much for mountain warfare. When you penetrate deeply into a country, it is serious ground. John Brodie, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, once told Murphy that he could move the ball with the power of his mind and reported seeing rivals shape-shift to avoid tackles. The general who is skilled in defense hides in the most secret recesses of the earth; he who is skilled in attack flashes forth from the topmost heights of heaven.

    The act of attack, particularly in strategy, is thus a constant alternation and combination of attack and defense. The principle is highly attractive in theory, but in practice it is often held up by the friction of the whole machine. The Nightwatch begins to expand their influence on the station. Wells also wrote an essay titled 'Intelligence on Mars', published in in the Saturday Reviewwhich sets out many of the ideas for the Martians and their planet that are used almost unchanged in The War of the Worlds.


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Wells may have, without realising it, agreed to the serialisation in the New York Evening Journal. Military tactics are like unto water; for water in its natural course runs away from high places and hastens downwards.

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