For those who don’t recall Gordias …

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Gunnison water – December 1999 – Colorado Central Magazine

For those who don’t remember the tale, Gordias was a Phrygian king who secured a wagon to a pole with such an intricate knot that it seemed no one could untie it — until Zeus declared that whoever unraveled the Gordian knot would one day reign over a vast empire.

As the legend goes, Alexander of Macedonia untangled the knot with a single stroke of his sword.