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Rapidity is the essence of war

“Rapidity is the essence of war:”

“The Art of War by Active 6th Century B.C. Sunzi.” Gutenberg.Org, Accessed 16 July 2021, loc. 122.

By combining three principles (offense/defense, action/reaction, violence of action) with a simple word like “rapidity,” we can see just how closely related these concepts are.