Warship telling lighthouse to move out of the way. illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt

Avoiding conflict by moving can be hard

The story about the warship and the lighthouse is a classic story about the limits and understandings of what is possible to do and not to do in a conflict

The Warship and The Lighthouse

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt – Frits Ahlefeldt.com

Some say this story actually happened in real life, when a huge warship got in contact with a rock situated lighthouse and told it to get out of the way (wikipedia)

Warship telling lighthouse to move out of the way. illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
Moving to avoid conflict is not always an option

Keywords: conflict, anger, aggression, understanding, reality, options, fear, bully, power, domination, strategy, negotiation,
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