Strategy can be not only a property of the mind but also an attribute of the sense. One may have both strategic thinking and sense of strategy.
To be not sweet and not toxic but natural.
Быть не сладким и не токсичным, но естественным.
“Testing the limits of the counterpart” happens in martial arts, conversations, negotiations, diplomacy, debates, and everyday encounters. Often nonverbally and unconsciously.
Каждый игрок играет в игру, которая не является игрой, в которую он играет.
Each player plays a game which is not a game he or she plays.
Мудрость начинается с благодарности.
Wisdom starts from appreciation.
What is good for a human being is not always good for humanity.
For most people, the basic right is to have responsibilities.
People play many strategic games in everyday life, and they mostly act and interact as intuitive players, or strategists. If they would try to be rational players and calculate each move, they would be just confused. The same happens in international politics: international actors mostly act, interact and bargain as intuitive strategic players.
The image of power may depend on the power of image.
When you don’t have a behavior strategy, that would limit you; and when you have such a strategy, that would limit you too.