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(I just love this analogy. It’s simple story tells a lot about our social system. I’m sure I printed this somewhere in this blog before, but I might be mistaken about that. Anyway, it’s impact after reading is always worth publishing it again. Let it speak to you. What does it say to you?)

A group of scientists placed five monkeys in a cage, and in the middle, a ladder with bananas on top.

Every time a monkey went up the ladder, the scientists soaked the rest of the monkeys with cold water.

After a while, every time a monkey would start up the ladder, the others would pull it down and beat it up.

After a time, no monkey would dare try climbing the ladder, no matter how great the temptation.

The scientists then decided to replace one of the monkeys. The first thing this new monkey did was…

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