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Simone, Carly and Alyssa Clapping With One Hand “A clap is the sound made by striking together two flat surfaces. Humans clap with the palms of their hands.” So we ask ourselves now, what is the sound of one hand clapping? There is no sound, only the silent potential for noise. This potential sound can only be produced when the hand unites with another. This is a metaphor meaning in union there is strength; and without it there is only unlocked potential. The sound of one hand clapping is much like an individual trying to complete a difficult task alone. For instance you cannot play football, baseball or tennis by yourself. Nor can you hug yourself or create a life alone. All of these activities require more than
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Unformatted text preview: one person to be completed, in the same way that a clap cannot be formed without the union of two hands. This just goes to show that it is more productive to work in a team than by your self. Not only will a task be accomplished more efficiently but it will also yield a better quality result. In conclusion the question “What is the sound of one hand clapping?” is rhetorical. It needs no real answer but rather serves the purpose to inspire thought. It is a metaphor that is applicable to life in general. Regardless of what you’re trying to do it is wiser and more sensible to work in unison with someone else than trying to achieve it alone....
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