A man spoke with the Lord about Heaven and Hell. "I will show you Hell,"
said the Lord. And they went into a room which had a large pot of stew in
the middle. The smell was delicious and around the pot sat people who
were famished and desperate. All were holding spoons with very long
handles which reached to the pot, but because the handles of the spoons
were longer than their arms, it was impossible to get the stew into their
mouths. Their suffering was terrible.
"Now I will show you Heaven," said the Lord, and they went into an
identical room. There was a similar pot of stew and the people had the
same identical spoons, but they were well nourished, talking and happy.
At first the man did not understand.
"It is simple," said the Lord. "You see, they have learned to feed each
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