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Sunil Sawhney @Sunil_Sawhney
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A perfect #TooGoodNotToShare example of the dilemma we often face in any decision making.

A group of children were playing near two railway tracks, one still in use while the other not....
Only one child played on the unused track, the rest on the operational track.

A train is coming, and you are just beside the track interchange. You can make the train change its course to the unused track and save most of the kids.

What will you decide??

However, that would also mean the lone child playing by the unused track would be sacrificed.

Or would you rather let the train go its way?

Let's take a pause to think what kind of decision we could make................

have u thought enough !!!!
Most people might choose to divert the course of the train, and sacrifice only one child.

Saving most of the children at the expense of only one child will be the correct decision most people would make rationally, morally and emotionally.

But, have you ever thought that the child chose to play on the unused track had in fact made the right decision to play at a safe place?

Nevertheless, he had to be sacrificed because of his ignorant friends who chose to play where the danger was.
Similar dilemma is faced by us everyday.

In office, community, politics & especially in a democratic society, the #RIGHT is often sacrificed for the interest of the majority, no matter how foolish or ignorant the majority are & how far-sighted & knowledgeable the wise are.
The great critic Leo Velski Julian who told the story said he would not change the course of the train because he believed that the kids playing on the operational track were aware that the track was still in use and that they would run away when they hear the train's sirens.
Now, let us understand the repercussions of diverting the train...

✖️That lone child would definitely die because he never expects that a train could come over on the unused track!
✖️Further, that track was not in use probably because it wasn’t safe. If the train was diverted to such a track, we may put the lives of all passengers on board at stake
✖️AND in our attempt to save few kids thinking that the train may run over them,we might end up
sacrificing hundreds of people

While we all are aware that life is full of tough decisions that need to be made,we don’t realize that hasty decision may not always be the right one

"What's Right isn't always popular..


what's popular isn't always Right."

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