January 24, 2006
I am so fed up with work right now, for numerous reasons. Then I got this in my inbox and it made me smile.
In the beginning there was the plan. And then came the assumptions. And the
assumptions were without form. And the plan was without substance. And
darkness was upon the face of the workers.
And the workers spoke amongst themselves, saying,
“This is a crock of shit, and it stinks.”
And the workers went unto their supervisors and said,
“It is a pail of dung, and we can’t live with the smell.”
And the supervisors went unto their managers, saying, “It is a container of
excrement, and it is very strong, such that none may abide it.”
And the managers went unto their directors, saying, “It is a vessel of
fertilizer, and none may abide its strength.”
And the directors spoke amongst themselves, saying, “It contains that which
aids plant growth, and it is very strong.”
And the directors went unto the vice presidents, saying, “It promotes
growth, and it is very powerful.”
And the vice presidents went to the president, saying, “This new plan will
actively promote the growth and vigor of the company with very powerful
And the president looked upon the plan and saw that it was good..
And the plan became policy.
And that my friends, is how shit happens.