You can learn a lot about design from a mountain goat. More specifically, you could learn a lot about design by watching how a mountain goat moves. Despite being mountaintop daredevils perched on precarious peaks and straddling rocky heights, they do not in fact climb mountains (see Figure 16-1). They walk, run, and skip up mountains. Jumping from boulder to outcrop at heights sometimes reaching hundreds of feet, a mountain goat searches for food and shelter in among the bluffs. However, their fearless activities do not highlight the mountain goat’s most important quality: they are lazy.