Nobody Asked Me, But...Knowledge Is Power By Colonel John M. Collins, USA (Ret.) September 2005 Proceedings Article View Issue Thoughts rule the world. —Ralph Waldo Emerson Member-Only Content Join the U.S. Naval Institute to gain access to this article and other articles published in Proceedings since 1874. Members receive this valuable benefit and so much more. Become a Member Today If you are already a Member, please log in to gain access, and thank you for your Membership.