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My friend shared this with me today and I thought I would pass it along...<br><br><br><br>
One At A Time<br><br>
A friend of ours was walking down a deserted beach at sunset. As he walked along, he saw another man picking up starfish that had been washed up on the beach and, one at a time, he was throwing them back into the water.<br><br>
He approached the man and said, "Good evening, friend. I was wondering what you are doing." "I'm throwing these starfish back into the ocean. You see, it's low tide and all of these starfish have been washed up unto the shore. If I don't throw them back into the sea, they'll die."<br><br>
"I understand," my friend replied, "but there must be thousands of starfish on this beach. You can't possibly make a difference to all of them."<br><br>
The man smiled, bent down and picked up another starfish and as he threw it back into the sea, he replied,<br><br>
"MADE A DIFFERENCE TO THAT ONE!!!" <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/grin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":D">
 

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Argh!! This story is everywhere!! They used this story to start some initiative at work called "Project Starfish" that was supposed to make us work better and harder towards complete client satisfaction. So, they told this beautiful story about saving the lives of starfish and then they gave each of us a dead starfish.<br><br><br><br>
Yep. Management was none too impressed when I pointed out the irony at our kick-off meeting.
 

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Good story, thank you!<br><br><br><br>
I saw a porpoise (still alive) washed up on the beach (Atlantic coast) a couple of years ago on vacation and we phoned the local authorities. Sadly enough, three days later, the poor thing was still there, dead and bloated.<br><br><br><br>
Not enough people care, thank you for reminding me...I CARE and one person can make a difference.
 

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Lot´s of little people doing little things will change the world. Too bad that it´s also working in the wrong direction. It also has something to do with chaos theory.
 

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<div class="quote-block"><i>Originally posted by Lothar M Kirsch</i><br><br><b>Lot´s of little people doing little things will change the world. Too bad that it´s also working in the wrong direction. It also has something to do with chaos theory.</b></div>
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Yeah, Kaos and Konfusion....>> about what is the right thing to do<br><br>
and how best to go about it I suspect you mean(?)... But the concept alone is very awe inspiring nonetheless and heart warmingly cool! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/cool3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":cool:">
 
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