|for that. Am reminded of ieorsts and anecdotes I've come across through the years about people who's work or accomplishments I admire. Many of these idols are exposed as being somewhere on the spectrum between difficult and Pit Bull . Consequently, I no longer expect saintliness or Job-like humility from my role models (although it WOULD be nice), but rather have concluded that, given the effects of Murphy's Law, The Peter Principal, and plain entropy, it may take a Pit Bull to accomplish anything. Or, in some cases, just survive. Life is unfair and death is inevitable best to meet both head-on.