Truth

There’s a plane travelling in a straight line, with a  completely clear tube which runs directly straight from the bottom of the plane to the ground. There’s someone on a hill standing directly behind the plane, and another person on a different hill standing  at a 90° angle to the first person. A marble is dropped down the tube. Both people are asked what path the marble takes. The first person says it dropped straight down. The Second says it travelled in a curve. Which one is correct?

They both are. Both have told the truth, as they have seen it.

Sometimes the truth can hurt. The reason being is that it is often at odds to what we have seen. But I feel that it is better to know the truth, even if it will hurt. But both the receiver and the giver need to understand that they may well have seen the truth from their point of view, even if it is at odds with yours.

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Author: Ben Clapton

I'm an Officer in The Salvation Army, currently appointed with my wife as Corps Officers at the Rochester Corps in country Victoria (20 minutes out of Echuca). I play violin and guitar, amongst many others, and love golf and running.

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