God led the holy man to two doors.
He opened one of the doors and the holy man looked in. In the middle of the
room was a large round table. In the middle of the table was a large pot
of stew, which smelled delicious and made the holy man's mouth water.
The people sitting around the table were thin and sickly. They appeared to
They were holding spoons with very long handles, that were strapped to
their arms and each found it impossible to reach into the pot of stew and
take a spoonful.
But because the handle was longer than their arms, they could not get the
spoons back into their mouths.
The holy man shuddered at the sight of their misery and suffering.
God said, 'You have seen Hell.'
They went to the next room and opened the door it was exactly the same as
the first one.
There was the large round table with the large pot of stew which made the
holy man's mouth water. The people were equipped with the same long-handled
spoons, but here the people were well nourished and plump, laughing and
The holy man said, 'I don't understand.'
It is simple,' said God. 'It requires but one skill.
You see they have learned to feed each other, while the greedy think only of
Remember that I will always share my spoon with you.*
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