On Being Enlightened
The firing of the service rifle correctly, that is in such a manner as to hit in the five ring more or less consistently, is a far more profound business than the majority of officers have any conception of. I do not consider it an overstatement to say that this aforementioned majority is pitifully and painfully in ignorance -and it may be assumed that I know whereof I speakwhen the truth is revealed: that I have been a member of the uninformed majority for very nearly fourteen years, during which time I was quite unaware of my deficiency.
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