In his lecture yesterday at Florida College, Jason Hardin told the ancient story of The Blind Men and the Elephant. It goes something like this.
Each man touches a part of the elephant and draws his own conclusion of what an elephant is like.
The first blind man put out his hand and touched the side of the elephant. “How smooth! An elephant is like a wall.”
The second blind man extended his hand and felt the elephant’s trunk. “How round! An elephant is like a snake.”
”The third blind man touched the leg of the elephant. “How tall! An elephant is like a tree.” Continue reading