Last night I started a new game to discover that my closest neighbor was babylon. I founded my second city next to his capital, while also guerilla fighting him in order to spawn a great general. I then flipped his acadamy with the great general so that the acadamy could be worked by the second city. I was suprised that it remained 8 science per turn. I think it might have been a better strategy to delay going down the tradition tree in order to get the free great general from the militaristic policy tree. I could have gotten the 8 science per turn much sooner with that method. I was worried about delaying the tradition finisher, but on the other hand 8 science per turn at say turn 35 is a lot! Any thoughts on whether that would have been better?