Ten On A Topic: Military logistics

“Amateurs study tactics—professionals study logistics.” This quote attributed to everyone from Napoleon to Patton is oft-said but rarely executed. In many ways, the study of logistics is its own worst enemy. Logistics deals in limitations as opposed to largess, what cannot be done instead of what can. In addition, the subject can be dry, boring, and a touch deterministic: industrial base and combatants multiplied by supply and transportation.

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10 Books To Calibrate Your View Of Suffering

My Family and I are suffering; over the last two months our life has been hard for us. Four people trying to live squished together in a four bedroom house, uncomfortable face masks, and not being able to eat at our favorite restaurants, and zoom fatigue…. However, when I look at my bookshelf and place that suffering next to historical suffering my prospective quickly changes.

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