It’s a Brave New World

“Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the overcompensations for misery. And, of course, stability isn’t nearly so spectacular as instability. And being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune, none of the picturesqueness of a struggle with temptation, or a fatal overthrow by passion or doubt. Happiness is never grand.”
― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

“But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.”
― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Look, I don’t have time to write this. I’m in the middle of trying to manage a sales team which is the middle of an integration with another business, while helping out as much as I can with two kids at home and maintaining a 125 year old house.

Nonetheless, I think this is important to put this out there. And while many on here are “old school”, and “already donate” or “won’t ever donate”, the fact is that College Football is an arms race, and it’s evolving at a record pace. Pitt, as per my previous post, has done more with less recently, which is good. But…again, money talks. You want 4* recruits? Pay up.

So… if you are a person of means and wants to get involved, Pitt’s Athletic Department just showed you the way.

Way #1: Donate to Alliance 412

Way #2: Forge a direct connection with an athlete through the Pitt NIL exchange.

Way #3: Put $25,000 in unmarked bills in a black duffle bag and send it to Michaelangelo Monteleone, 4455 Academy St… (kidding kidding)

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