Can't Win, Don't Try
This just in from Megan McArdle: can't win, don't try.
George Bernard Shaw wrote, "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man."
Yet, we give careers to those who wish to decry these unreasonable people, while at the same time insisting that change can happen without anyone truly wanting or working for it.