Getting things done is hard. There is a mountain of information and tasks that modern man must do in the modern administrative state and as The State grows larger the task grow more numerous and complex. Additionally, in an interconnected world there are dependancies or gatekeepers (sometimes multiple of these) that thwart or deflect a given task. Often these obstacles are not the people themselves but the long checklists of procedural tasks that must be accomplished to win approval. It's not hard to get stuck in what at times seems like an infinite loop of process rejections where a desired outcome swirls and swirls in a eddy of oblivion on the river Styx. This is where the doer comes in an makes shit happen and in so doing wins the applause of the world and respect or hatred of his/her associates. Those who can get things done keep the engine of productivity going and tug all boats in their wake. But what if we build a society where things can't get done (at least not by humans) and all incentive to actually do something is stripped of significance and value. Who will do what needs to be done?
A few weeks ago Duke lost Coach K’s last game at Camron Indoor Stadium to the schools hated rival, North Carolina University, in an epic grudge match. It was an “ unacceptable ” finale for the maniacal ferret-faced competitor who created the 40 year dynastic Duke hoops program with 1,000+ wins and fists full of ACC and NCAA championships but for Tar Heels everywhere it was a day of retribution. Michael William Krzyzewski, is a red-blooded All-American college basketball coach of Polish and Ukrainian descent who grew up in Chicago’s famous Ukrainian Village which is (or at least was) culturally very reminiscent of the Rus borderlands. That is to say that young S h-shef-ski grew up as far away (psychology) from Dixie as is possible while still living within the borders of the USA. That makes him the perfect choice to represent Duke University and the Yankee overachievers who emigrate to Durham for 4 years of education and networking before moving back to non-Southern civilization. T