The Blind Men and the Elephant

A simple story which carries and transmits a deep moral. Take your time to think about it.

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The risk of analytical thinking and fragmentation of knowledge

It was six blind men, To learning much inclined, That each by observation, 
might satisfy his mind, Who went to see the Elephant.

The First approached the Elephant, And happening to fall
 against his broad and sturdy side, At once began to bawl: “God bless me! But the Elephant
Is very like a WALL!”

The Second, feeling of the tusk, cried, “Ho! What have we here, so very round and smooth and sharp? To me it is mighty clear, this wonder of an Elephant
Is very like a SPEAR!”

The Third approached the animal, And happening to take
the squirming trunk within his hands, thus boldly up and Spake: “I see, the Elephant
is very like a SNAKE!”

The Fourth reached out an eager hand, And felt about the knee. “What most this wondrous beast is like
Is mighty plain, It is clear enough the…

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