Why do I need to find multiple sources?<br />'African elephant' http://www.flickr.com/photos/15745225@N00/3581366564<br />
6 blind men went to observe an elephant, in order to draw a conclusion about what it was<br />The first man stumbled and f...
The second man felt the tusk, round and smooth and sharp, and declared, “the elephant is like a spear.”<br />'DSCN8281 - D...
The third man happened to approach the squirming trunk and decided, “the elephant is like a snake.”<br />Image: 'Sunlit Sn...
The fourth man reached out and felt the sturdy leg and concluded that, “the elephant is like a tree.”<br /> 'Natchez crape...
The fifth man happened to touch the ear, and said it was clear as could be that the elephant was like a fan.<br />'Chinese...
Finally, the sixth man approached the swinging tail. “The elephant,” he said,” is like a rope.”<br />'Swimming Hole Rope' ...
They were all a little bit right, but they were all very wrong.<br />
You need multiple perspectives, taken as a whole, in order to get the complete picture.<br />'African elephant (Loxodonta ...
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  • 6 blind men went to observe an elephant, in order to draw a conclusion about what it was
  • The first man stumbled and fell into the elephant’s broad side and declared, “The elephant is like a wall.”
  • The second man felt the tusk, round and smooth and sharp, and declared, “the elephant is like a spear.”
  • The third man approached the snake and happened to approach the squirming trunk and decided, “the elephant is like a snake.”
  • The fourth man reached out and felt the sturdy leg and concluded that, “the elephant is like a tree.”
  • The fifth man happened to touch the ear, and said it was clear as could be that the elephant was like a fan.
  • Finally, the sixth man approached the swinging tail. “The elephant,” he said,” is like a rope.”
  • They were all a little bit right, but they were all very wrong.
  • You need multiple perspectives, taken as a whole, in order to get the complete picture.
  • Why do i need multiple sources?

    1. 1. Why do I need to find multiple sources?<br />'African elephant' http://www.flickr.com/photos/15745225@N00/3581366564<br />
    2. 2. 6 blind men went to observe an elephant, in order to draw a conclusion about what it was<br />The first man stumbled and fell into the elephant’s broad side and declared, “The elephant is like a wall.”<br />Image: 'sunset wall - texture no. 39’ <br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/46484428@N00/4941127227<br />
    3. 3. The second man felt the tusk, round and smooth and sharp, and declared, “the elephant is like a spear.”<br />'DSCN8281 - Death with style....' http://www.flickr.com/photos/22490717@N02/4347517070<br />
    4. 4. The third man happened to approach the squirming trunk and decided, “the elephant is like a snake.”<br />Image: 'Sunlit Snake' http://www.flickr.com/photos/98528214@N00/578071810<br />
    5. 5. The fourth man reached out and felt the sturdy leg and concluded that, “the elephant is like a tree.”<br /> 'Natchez crape myrtle bark' http://www.flickr.com/photos/32454422@N00/354777837<br />
    6. 6. The fifth man happened to touch the ear, and said it was clear as could be that the elephant was like a fan.<br />'Chinese fan' <br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/55983868@N07/5651080270<br />
    7. 7. Finally, the sixth man approached the swinging tail. “The elephant,” he said,” is like a rope.”<br />'Swimming Hole Rope' http://www.flickr.com/photos/57038667@N00/138432725<br />
    8. 8. They were all a little bit right, but they were all very wrong.<br />
    9. 9. You need multiple perspectives, taken as a whole, in order to get the complete picture.<br />'African elephant (Loxodonta africana)' http://www.flickr.com/photos/15745225@N00/3252847397<br />
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