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Heroes Community > Other Side of the Monitor > Thread: The Truth in the Well
Thread: The Truth in the Well
artu
artu


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My BS sensor is tingling again
posted November 30, 2018 11:04 AM

The Truth in the Well



The world famous painting- "The Truth coming out of the well" Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1896.

"According to a 19th century legend, the Truth and the Lie meet one day. The Lie says to the Truth: "It's a Marvelous day today"! The Truth looks up to the skies and sighs, for the day was really beautiful. They spend a lot of time together, ultimately arriving beside a well. The Lie tells the Truth: "The water is very nice, let's take a bath together!" The Truth, once again suspicious, tests the water and discovers that it indeed is very nice. They undress and start bathing. Suddenly, the Lie comes out of the water, puts on the clothes of the Truth and runs away. The furious Truth comes out of the well and runs everywhere to find the Lie and to get her clothes back. The World, seeing the Truth naked, turns its gaze away, with contempt and rage.
The poor Truth returns to the well and disappears forever, hiding therein, its shame. Since then, the Lie travels around the world, dressed as the Truth, satisfying the needs of society, because, the World, in any case, harbors no wish at all to meet the naked Truth."
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I admit it, I like it when they are bombastic - Neraus

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JollyJoker
JollyJoker


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posted November 30, 2018 01:35 PM

Would be a different story today, wouldn't it?

Lie throwing away her clothes, being all made up and supported by nipping and tucking, presenting her nakedness to the world to attract all the attention and be looked and marveled at, while poor truth was a mousy person, disfigured and ugly, no one wanting to have a closer look at it.

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Minion
Minion


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posted November 30, 2018 05:20 PM

Lies are no longer lies but simply "alternative facts".
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"These friends probably started using condoms after having produced the most optimum amount of offsprings. Kudos to them for showing at least some restraint" - Tsar-ivor

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Blizzardboy
Blizzardboy


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Prince of Poetry
posted November 30, 2018 10:47 PM

Boobs

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tSar-Ivor
tSar-Ivor


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Soli deo gloria
posted December 01, 2018 02:11 AM

To be fair, I prefer them perky.

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fred79
fred79


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SCOURGE OF THE H-SEA
posted December 01, 2018 02:36 PM

#beforetherewerecameras

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