|Sent on:||Saturday, November 10, 2012 4:17 PM|
The characteristics of The March Of Folly were outlined by historian Barbara Tuchman in the 1970's. The American folly in Vietnam prompted her to explain it.
According to her, it's a well worn path, a very common habit of leadership.
Compared to America today however, Vietnam seems like the age of sober reason.
My summary of folly's characteristics is posted in More > Files > 1.March Of Folly.doc