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Old 12-18-2019, 07:04 AM
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I was just reading a Star Trek book and Mr Spock had an interesting take on diplomacy.

"Diplomacy is the art of prolonging a conflict."
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"Diplomacy is the art of prolonging a conflict."
Another way of looking at it is diplomacy delays inevitable conflict until your forces are ready.
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There is an old Vulcan proverb, only Nixon could go to China
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There is an old Vulcan proverb, only Nixon could go to China
The man was a study in contradictions.
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Of course, Shakespeare's best in the original Klingon.
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