In battle: the more of the army’s resources that are assigned to the frontline, to increase efficiency there, the more bungling becomes activity at the rear.
An intellectual walking down a road from his stalled car, deep in thought, head down, staring at the ground. On the other side of the road is a laborer, on his way to a local café, and constantly looking all around.
When the lights in a building are turned up bright in the front, they will be dim in the rear, and bored workers back there will drain the creative juices from the R & D staff up front.
When you need something from the files, it appears you get it from the records room, but messengers running throughout the building all carry bits of it with them.
The savannah-songbird insists:
”You’ve got to ac-cent-u-ate the positive, and e-lim-i-nate the negative.” Those who would escape the anterior marshes – ac-cent-u-ate nothing; not at the imaginary expense of some other illusionary concept.