The BLIND MEN and An ELEPHANT!

Minds On Fleek

Have you heard about the story of a group of blind men visiting an elephant to find out what it was like?? ‘The blind men and an elephant’ is one of my favourites, and I often share it with my students to introduce them to the concept of perception. On one occasion, while sharing it in a lecture, I found myself in a difficult situation. That story I would like to keep for later blogging!!!

The Parable, “the blind men and an elephant”, is known to have originated from the Buddhist era in Indian folk stories. Different versions and interpretations of the same story are available, but I stick with my story; that is how four visually challenged men went to see (hypothetically) an elephant.

The story goes like this:

There lived four friends who were visually challenged, in a village and heard a lot about an animal called an…

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