The Climber

    Jeevan Sivasubramaniam Posted by Jeevan Sivasubramaniam, Managing Director, Editorial, Berrett-Koehler Publishers Inc.

    The Climber

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    A climber fell off a cliff, and, as he tumbled down, he caught hold of a small branch on a tree, but it was obvious the branch wouldn't hold for too long.

    "Help! Is there anybody up there?" he shouted.

    A majestic voice boomed through the gorge:

    "I will help you, my son, but first you must have faith in me."

    "Yes, yes, I trust you!" cried the man.

    "Let go of the branch," boomed the voice.

    There was a long pause, and the man shouted up again, "Is there anybody else up there?"


    Moral of the Story: We want to believe in things but only when they suit our purposes.