I bought a Windows 10 laptop, and put a lot of work into it – making it do just what I wanted. Then it started acting strangely, and ended up – all messed up. This affected my internal brain also – it became all messed up, but has more or less recovered from its temporary insanity.
This could be a fable for our times – it promised wonderful things, but did not deliver. How often this happens!
We put a huge amount of work into something – and it turns into nothing.