Law 22: Use The Surrender Tactic — Transform Weakness into Power - Deepstash

Law 22: Use The Surrender Tactic — Transform Weakness into Power

  • When you are weak, there is nothing to be gained by fighting a useless fight. No one comes to help the weak.
  • People trying to make a show of their authority are easily deceived by the surrender tactic: inwardly you stay firm, but outwardly you bend.
  • Your outward sign of submission makes them feel important; satisfied that you respect them, they become easier targets for a later counterattack.

Key to Power: Lulling the enemy into complacency gives you time to recoup, time to undermine, and time for revenge. Never sacrifice that time in exchange for honor in a battle that you cannot win.

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