Re: No Subject (fwd)

P. Myers (
Fri, 5 Dec 1997 21:37:58 -0800 (PST)

a nice story.  Pat Myers

> There is a story about two groups of people who were sent to hell. Each
>group was in its separate room, where a bowl of food was placed in front
>of them along with a spoon for each person which was 4 feet long. A couple
>of weeks later, both groups were observed, and one group was skinny,
>malnourished and dying. The other group was glowing and healthy, with
>plenty of flesh on their bones.  When the first group was asked why they
>were malnourished and starving - they replied that the spoons were too
>long to place the food in their mouths. The second group was asked why
>they were well-fed and healthy when the other group was starving. Their
>spoons were 4 feet long also. The second group replied that "we have
>learned to feed each other."