The Fool

Just look at that fool. Look at him!

He’s young, impressionable and naive beyond words. Thinkin’ he can make some change in business structure when he hasn’t even gone to business school. Thinkin’ business can be a spiritual endeavor, as if the gap between money and spirit can ever be bridged, as if a world based on greed, exploitation and unfair inequitable exchange can be changed… what a fool!

Doesn’t even know the difference between an asset and a liability. Between a purchase order and a sales slip. Between money in the bank and money in the imagination. Between a diamond and a CZ.

He’s walking down the isle on the way to Grandmother’s house and the wolves on snipping at his heals can smell their next meal.

They’ve stacked the deck. They’ve loaded the dice. They’ve called night day and day, mice.

He will tumble in a dream and never seem to hit the ground floor.

He’s the young man with a stick over his shoulder, possessions and more tied to it in a bundle walkin’ with his dog in his own idealistic fog and he’s just about to walk off a cliff.

He is Iseult, on the lake with a rudderless boating, believing that he can handle what ever storm arises by floating on his own wits!

It is the I-Ching hexagram, “Difficulty at the Beginning.” Initiatory projects are fraught with dangers and false starts.

He is spirit. He is humiliation. He is beauty. He is stupidity. He is vision.

He’s just a fool, just about to walk of the cliff.

Excerpted from The Circle Manifesto™, © 2007 - a work in progress. Sign up here if you would like to get advanced notice of its publication and receive a signed copy of the book.

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Just look at that fool. Look at him!

He’s young, impressionable and naive beyond words. Thinkin’ he can make some change in business structure when he hasn’t even gone to business school. Thinkin’ business can be a spiritual endeavor, as if the gap between money and spirit can ever be bridged, as if a world based on greed, exploitation and unfair inequitable exchange can be changed… what a fool!

Doesn’t even know the difference between an asset and a liability. Between a purchase order and a sales slip. Between money in the bank and money in the imagination. Between a diamond and a CZ.

He’s walking down the isle on the way to Grandmother’s house and the wolves on snipping at his heals can smell their next meal.

They’ve stacked the deck. They’ve loaded the dice. They’ve called night day and day, mice.

He will tumble in a dream and never seem to hit the ground floor.

He’s the young man with a stick over his shoulder, possessions and more tied to it in a bundle walkin’ with his dog in his own idealistic fog and he’s just about to walk off a cliff.

He is Iseult, on the lake with a rudderless boating, believing that he can handle what ever storm arises by floating on his own wits!

It is the I-Ching hexagram, “Difficulty at the Beginning.” Initiatory projects are fraught with dangers and false starts.

He is spirit. He is humiliation. He is beauty. He is stupidity. He is vision.

He’s just a fool, just about to walk of the cliff.

Excerpted from The Circle Manifesto™, © 2007 - a work in progress. Sign up here if you would like to get advanced notice of its publication and receive a signed copy of the book.

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Just look at that fool. Look at him!

He’s young, impressionable and naive beyond words. Thinkin’ he can make some change in business structure when he hasn’t even gone to business school. Thinkin’ business can be a spiritual endeavor, as if the gap between money and spirit can ever be bridged, as if a world based on greed, exploitation and unfair inequitable exchange can be changed… what a fool!

Doesn’t even know the difference between an asset and a liability. Between a purchase order and a sales slip. Between money in the bank and money in the imagination. Between a diamond and a CZ.

He’s walking down the isle on the way to Grandmother’s house and the wolves on snipping at his heals can smell their next meal.

They’ve stacked the deck. They’ve loaded the dice. They’ve called night day and day, mice.

He will tumble in a dream and never seem to hit the ground floor.

He’s the young man with a stick over his shoulder, possessions and more tied to it in a bundle walkin’ with his dog in his own idealistic fog and he’s just about to walk off a cliff.

He is Iseult, on the lake with a rudderless boating, believing that he can handle what ever storm arises by floating on his own wits!

It is the I-Ching hexagram, “Difficulty at the Beginning.” Initiatory projects are fraught with dangers and false starts.

He is spirit. He is humiliation. He is beauty. He is stupidity. He is vision.

He’s just a fool, just about to walk of the cliff.

Excerpted from The Circle Manifesto™, © 2007 - a work in progress. Sign up here if you would like to get advanced notice of its publication and receive a signed copy of the book.

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