The Intellectual Wilderness There is nothing more useless than doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.

2014.10.31 16:23

The economy of good intentions

Filed under: Politics / Geopolitics,Society — Tags: , , , — zxq9 @ 16:23

This is a story about four people: Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody.
There was an important job to be done and Everybody was asked to do it.
Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it.
Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did.
Somebody got angry because it was Everybody’s job.
Everybody knew that Anybody could do it, but Nobody realised that Somebody wouldn’t do it.
And Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done.

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