Stripe Consistency: Basic Design 101, or the Hobgoblin of Little Minds?

[Editor’s Note: Yesterday I raised the question of whether Auburn’s pants striping needs to match the helmet and sleeve striping. Many readers weighed in on this, but none more extensively than Casey Hart, who provided a minor manifesto on the subject. I’m running it today as a guest-written entry. Enjoy, discuss, etc. — PL]