Volume - 9 : Issue - 1

Published : Jan. - Mar. 2010

Group : Think About It

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The Devil was talking to his friends when they noticed a man walking along a road.

They watched him pass and saw that he bent down to pick something up. "What did he find?" asked one of the friends.

"A piece of Truth," answered the Devil. The friends were very concerned. After all, a piece of Truth might save that man's soul–one less in Hell. But the Devil remained unmoved.

"Aren't you worried?" asked one of his companions. "He found a piece of Truth!"

"I'm not worried," answered the Devil. "Do you know what He'll do with the piece?"

The Devil replied, "as usual, he'll create a new religion, And he'll succeed in distancing even more people from the whole Truth."

–Paulo Coelho