Sunday, November 4, 2007

Bai Ma Fei Ma

"The Mohists, who puzzle us by being at once the most religious and the most logical of the ancient thinkers, also contrive to be the most pacifistic and the most martial. One of their 10 doctrines was the condemnation of all military aggression, a corollary of their principle of universal love. But they did not merely allow defensive war, they specialized in it...."

[A.C. Graham]

Note: A larger version of the above animation, also in animated .GIF format, is available here:

1 comment:

Thorndike Pickledish said...

Outstanding GIF art--a genius design motion visual...perfect !