If this were a sermon, I would take as my text these remarkably accurate words of Alfred Thayer Mahan: "From time to time the superstructure of tactics has to be altered or wholly torn down; but the old foundations of strategy so far remain, as though laid upon a rock."
Gray, Colin S.
"The Changing Nature of Warfare?,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 49
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol49/iss2/3