Swarm Thinking: Know — Think — Choose — Do

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“I would simply say: Think of everything you never heard of and everything you never did in a class. Now do them, That would be this course.” — Anthony Washington, FHSU Student

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Never do the same thing twice

“I need you to be clever, Bean. I need you to think of solutions to problems we haven’t seen yet. I want you to try things that no one has ever tried because they’re absolutely stupid.” ― Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

A fluid — unpatterned attack

“Keep a shifting pattern of movement going in front of the door. you never hold still when the enemy knows exactly where you are.” — Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

Positional and Situational Awareness

“Using the smallest force in the quickest time at the farthest place.” — T.E. Lawrence

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Thinking with no up and no down

“Soldiers and commanders would have to think very differently in space, because the old ideas of up and down simply wouldn’t apply anymore.” — Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

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Dr. Schwandt (Ed.D.) is an American author, L6S master black belt, and red teamer.

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