Defense

China’s Defense–The Great Wall of China (illustration)

In ancient China, the people desired security from the barbarians to the north. The result? The Great Wall of China. It’s 30 feet high, 18 feet thick, and more than 2400 km (1500 miles) long! The goal was to build an absolutely impenetrable defense—too high to climb o …

Defense–The Truth Can Hurt (illustration)

People are inclined, when in the wrong, to lay the blame on someone else. We are like the small boy who was standing on the cat’s tail. His mother hearing the terrible commotion called from an adjoining room: “Tommy, stop pulling the cat’s tail” “I&r …

The Great Wall of China Appeared Impregnable (illustration)

The Great Wall of China is a gigantic structure which cost an immense amount of money and labor. When it was finished, it appeared impregnable. But the enemy breached it, and they did this not by breaking it down, or going around it. They did it by bribing the gatekeepers. …