This tree is wired for
Today is my first day in a new job. I have - as Max Weber boldly predicted many moons ago - been drawn into the stahlhartes Gehäuse!
Yes, I am to be a Bureaucrat!
While not quite a 'man in Whitehall', I have been drawn into administering the "polar night of icy darkness".
Rational calculation has now reduced me to a cog in the bureaucratic machine. Of course, going into this with the realisation already assured, I will no doubt be seeking to transform myself to a bigger cog.
I hope that there is cake.