This Is Not Political

-Strategy, a word of military origin, refers to a plan of action designed to achieve a particular goal.?Building on the work of many thinkers on the subject, one can define strategy as “a comprehensive way to try to pursue political ends, including the threat or actual use of force, in a dialectic of wills – there have to be at least two sides to a conflict. These sides interact, and thus a Strategy will rarely be successful if it shows no adaptability.

-A shoe is an item of  intended to protect and comfort the human foot while doing various activities.

-A person with a shoe fetish unconsciously denies that women have lost their penises through castration by attaching libido to a phallic object, the shoe, which symbolizes the female penis.

-Anti-government protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square wave shoes in dismay as president Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation on February 10, 2011. The protesters chanted “down, down with Hosni Mubarak” and “leave, leave” in rage at the speech in which the president did not step down but handed over powers to his vice president.

-December 14, 2008  A man identified as an Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi threw shoes at — but missed — President Bush during a news conference Sunday evening in Baghdad, where Bush was making a farewell visit.

-In October 12, 1960  during the 902nd Plenary Meeting of the UN Nikita Khrushchev pounded his fists on his desk in protest as Sumulong continued to speak, at one point picking up his shoe and banging the desk with it.

-March 4, 1948, Antonin Artaud died alone in the psychiatric clinic, seated on his?bed, holding his left shoe.