Sukgwat- On Self-Rejection

Sukgwat: selfish and cunning (lit. shrinkable bones) A small man with short bones may lose in combat but use tricks to win a battle.  During the Spring and Autumn Annals, a prime minister called Ngaanji lived in the state of Chaih.  Although less than five feet tall, he strategized well.  Three warriors in Chaih known for their courage were also thought likely to rebel.  Ngaanji gave the fighters two peaches, asking them to share the fruit according to their bravery.  Looking at the third … [Read more...]