A Warning Regarding The Limits Of Technology In Warfare

Throughout Arnold Toynbee’s twelve volume reading ‘A Study of History’; he provides the reader with dozens of examples whereby a growing civilization possessed technical superiority both culturally and materially yet failed in its encounter with a less specialized intractable enemy.

What are we to learn?

Technical superiority divorced from sound strategic vision is useless.

Is anyone at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue listening?

About William Holland

Systematic Theologian/International Relations
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