The UK Bible Students
Harold went on a hiking trip through the vast forest with his two
companions. A storm arose and he got separated from them. After many hours of
wandering in circles, Harold became fearful and desperate.
As he went along the trail, he picked up rocks and stacked them into
elaborately tapered mounds every hundred yards, right in the middle of the path.
‘This will show them I came this way’, Harold said to himself, and it comforted
Sure enough, that afternoon, his friends came upon the artefacts.
Unfortunately for Harold, they were both atheists.
One looked at the straight line of markers disappearing into the
distance and dismissed them as a random, accidental collection of rocks, no
doubt the result of a series of landslides.
The other agreed, but admired the mounds very much and wished to know
more about the phenomenon. The two spent the next week in a thorough and
respectful study of the heaps. Harold was never found.
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