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知彼知己,百戰不殆;不知彼而知己,一勝一負;不知彼,不知己,每戰必殆

 It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles; if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one; if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle.

— Sun Tzu, ‘The Art of War’ Ch. 3, the last sentence.

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David Seymour (photographer)

SPAIN. Island of Minorca. Children take refuge in underground shelters to escape the bombings. Minorca is the only island that remains loyal to the Republic. Located directly across the Catalan coast and close to the Franquist island of Majorca, its main town found itself in the path of the Italian Fascist army. 1938.

Jean Baptiste Lully: Atys, air “Espoir si cher et si doux”.

Anna Reinhold, voix; Camille Delaforge, clavecin

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