Just in time for the Christmas Break, and some idle time for some of us, let's discuss..... Macbeth in Shakespeare's play of the same name, pondered the gain (being King) against the possible impacts as he geed himself up to kill Duncan. He couldn't decide if the end justified the means. MACBETH If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well It were done quickly. If the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch With his surcease success; that but this blow 5 Might be the be-all and the end-all here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, We'd jump the life to come. Of course, in the end, the play shows us that it didn't, but are there circumstances when it does?????