"Perhaps they are singing songs to you, and I just think they're asking me questions" explains the Ruler of the Universe when talking to his cat.
Douglas Adams writes "How can I tell, that the past isn't a fiction designed to account for the discrepancy between my immediate physical sensations and my state of mind?"
The equvalent I heard in this group today was "I think that customers have decided they don't like the Agile approach so they're making up issues just to get us to go back to the old ways of working"
That's how this team and the project have felt this week. Close the door and hide from the real world. Nothing's our fault, we've nothing to learn so I think that I've nothing I can teach them either.
Pity - because they're a great bunch of people and I hate to admit failure.
Tomorrow's another day - and at least we haven't wasted £469m!