A Parable : Truth

19/01/2008 21:51

A man born blind man asks a philosopher to describe the color green.

"The color green is like soothing and soft music," he said.

Later that day another blind man asks the philosopher, "What is the color green?"

"It's like soft satin, smooth to the touch."

A few days later the philosopher sees the two blind men arguing and hitting each other over the head with bottles. The man born blind says, "It's like music." The second blind man is saying, "It's soft like satin."

Years later, the man born blind has his sight restored.

The philosopher finds the man with new eyes sitting in the middle of a garden admiring its natural beauty.

"Well, now you know what the color green is," says the philosopher.

"That's true I heard some this morning."