E-Mail of the Day

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

Heh:


I wrote you a longer note earlier, but it pretty much boiled down to this: 

If whales make good tacticians, then our whole theory of whaling is wrong.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/personal/archive/2011/04/e-mail-of-the-day/237899/