The moral of the story is that everyone who craps on you is not necessarily your enemy, and everyone who gets you out of the crap, is not necessarily your friend. If you're warm and happy wherever you are, you should maintain a sense of quietude. "
Sun Bin should have been mindfully aware of the full configuration of their situation before making a relevant strategic decision . . . Knowing the full scope of one's current situation, does matter . . . Knowing the process model and implementing it properly is what counts.
Thoughts from the Compass Desk
During the book burning session, Sun Bin also realized that the impact of the deception that was implemented by Pang Juan. Focusing in self survival while showing the guise of zero-threat was his goal.He had to mindfully eradicate any trace of self pity before proceeding forward.
Self pity was gone. Whatever pain that was felt, reminded Sun Bin that it kept him awake, angry and focused.
In summary, the pain reminded him that he was still alive and self preservation was significant to his grand objective.
# updated on 3.12.13