[H]istorians often do not mention the truly important features of daily life, like games, concentrating instead on tedious political maneuvering.
Politicians are always realistically maneuvering for the next election. They are obsolete as fundamental problem-solvers.buckminster fuller
O you who believe, when you meet those who disbelieve marching for war, turn not your backs to them. And whoso turns his back to them on that day unless maneuvering for battle or turning to join a company -- he, indeed, incurs Allah's wrath and his refuge is hell. And an evil destination it is.