“A group of generals and high ranking officers making critical decisions under the pressure of an ongoing battle (usually against ridiculous odds), finally cracking and engaging in an internal dispute. In a moment of sudden insight, one of the generals picks up a bunch of sticks and demonstrates how working together they are invincible, whereas divided they will fall.
It is a simple concept to grasp on the surface, but deeper contemplation can yield teachings which have a far wider application. It is important to consider for example, ‘how’ should these individual parts work together to give us synergy.”
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