I found this so meaningful that I decided it was worth a reblog. 🙂

The Possibility Magazine

A few years ago, a friend of mine asked me the question, “If you could have two wishes granted by an all-powerful, all good, all knowing genie, what would they be?”

I thought for a few seconds and then answered, “I don’t need two wishes. I only need one.”

My friend argued with me briefly that, based on a complex logical analysis, I really did need two wishes, the first of which was to set up the conditions for the second one.

I repeated, “I don’t need two wishes. I only need one.”

He replied, “Okay, what is it?”

“I would wish for what is best.”

He continued to try to find reasons why his analysis was superior to mine. To each of these I replied, “Would the results of your wish be better than the results of mine?”

“Yes. And here’s why…”

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