In the comments section of a recent article in Task and Purpose, someone wrote, “Diversity is no substitute for excellence. Period.” I’m sparing you the all-capital letters typical of the comments section genre. Several other comments echoed that commenter’s statement, with widely varying degrees of eloquence and sanity.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.