Ken's Blue Blog
Musings on "the bleedin' obvious"; views on the meaning of life, or anything else that takes my fancy.

Friday, August 13, 2004

Diamonds and Coal

A diamond is a lump of carbon, with no intrinsic value or use; it is coveted by the wealthy as a symbol of power and wealth.

A piece of coal is a lump of carbon with a practical use, yet of little value.

What does that say about the people who are willing to pay a small fortune for the useless carbon lump?

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