I heard an interesting hypothetical the other day and I thought I would see what you good people think about it.
You and a friend are out canoeing. You have been watching the map and are sure that you are about 5 minutes away from a 100 foot falls that you have to portage around. Your friend, who you don't think has very good map skills, thinks that you are 15 minutes away from the falls. Do you compromise and canoe for another 10 minutes or do you stick to your guns?
If you live only in the moment, with no respect for tradition and the players/coaches of yesteryear, then you may as well be a fair weather fan and just follow whichever team is good this year, because without our past, then we are all the same.