Yes, which leads me to a fascination with the cult leader, which is in a way what skilling was at ENRON.
skilling's plight and fight are of little interest; he's been in prison for the last 3.5 years, with many more to follow.
The appeal, however, is not likely to spring skilling from his prison cell in Colorado.
late 12c., "power of discernment," from Old Norse skil "distinction, ability to make out, discernment, adjustment," related to skilja (v.) "to separate; discern, understand," from Proto-Germanic *skaljo- "divide, separate" (cf. Swedish skäl "reason," Danish skjel "a separation, boundary, limit," Middle Low German schillen "to differ," Middle Low German, Middle Dutch schele "separation, discrimination;" see shell (n.)). Sense of "ability, cleverness" first recorded early 13c.