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Social paradoxes and Football management

some of my banter from 2003

CHAPTER 05.  20th CENTURY LOGIC IN FOOTBALL MANAGEMENT.

WHY SCIENCE FAILED TO FIND THE RIGHT STARS WITH ITS ‘DARK SATANIC MILLS’.

KEYWORDS.

Reductionism, Utilitarianism, Plato, Paradox, Godel, Turing, Quantum, Popper, Globalism, Olbers, Clone death, 3rd Way, Ecumenical, Ethnology, Social Science, Glasgow Rangers FC

ABSTRACT.

Reductionism saw the science and technologies of the 20th century fail to reach an interplanetary perspective for the human race. Fraught with terminal paradoxes and flaws, the science of B Movies SciFi promises failed to deliver.
A paradigm driven by Platonic elitism [e.g. The Republic] and nepotism and assuaged by John Stuart Mill’s ‘Utilitarianism’ it became very, very difficult to get a game for both club and country in any industrial context for some reason no matter how talented, unique, enthusiastic or conformist one was.
In fact, even Globalism using these social and scientific elitist precepts did not lift Scottish industrial h…

Illogical Logic and football management

CHAPTER 04.NUMBERS AND AGREEMENTS

A REFUTATION OF THE LOGOS OF ILLOGICAL LOGIC

Numbers and Agreements is an exposition of the shortcomings of Bertrand Russell’s Theory of Classes and the errant Logic of George Boole upon which our hopes for Civilised entry into Interstellar Commune are currently based. It simplifies and reduces the Rules currently in industrial use rather than adding to them. The backbone of the illustrative ideas are driven by periods of scholastic research mainly conducted throughout Glasgow Rangers FC Nine in a Row league title winning run and also the subsequent revolution they inspired and funded within Scottish Football when they introduced the Souness and David Murray partnership. Although Murray International Metals has as yet been unable to build a working Starship, Glasgow Rangers is still today one of the few premiere teams in the U.K. (That last statement shows this document was written in 2003 before we found out that Rangers had been having some illogical cash…