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Author Topic: The Net Is Mightier Than The Sword  (Read 756 times)


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The Net Is Mightier Than The Sword
« on: December 25, 2014, 07:16 AM »
This is a presentation from one of my favourite journalists/analysts.

I was rather surprised to see him at a TEDx event though. He is definitely outside of the typical TED narrative, though he is greatly toned down in this presentation. (e.g. He's a fairly regular contributor on RT.)

But, the message will be familiar to many here, though perhaps a bit more focused than usual.


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Re: The Net Is Mightier Than The Sword
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2014, 08:38 AM »
Well...there's certainly historic precedent for the 'net' being mightier than the 'sword' in certain situations.

for instance...

The only condition for success being that the person wielding the net be both more skilful and agile than the person brandishing the sword. Which is very doable.

FWIW fast, smart, and sneaky trumps big, strong, and fearless 7 times out of 10 from my experience. That seems pretty good odds to me. :Thmbsup: