The parable of the long spoons

Paul Duffy
1 min readJan 18, 2021
Photo by Vera Davidova on Unsplash

A good person was rewarded with the chance to see heaven and hell.

Their guide first took this person to hell. When shown the dining room the good person saw only thin and starving people, despite the plentiful supply of food. The stew in the center of the table could only be reached using long spoons. The spoons were so long that when the diners tried to take the stew to their mouths, they couldn’t reach.

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Paul Duffy

An ocean loving, tea drinking nomad. Curiosity can elevate us above our wiring.