The Parable Of The Statue

Bob Young
3 min readFeb 12, 2021

The block of marble was so frightened.

It all started with the sound of shovels. Then, it was exposed to — sunlight! So bright! Next came the saws, and hammers and chisels.

Photo by Peter Ivey-Hansen on Unsplash

No! The pain! The marble was fractured and cut and splintered. The block was separated from itself — lifted out with ropes — taken from the heart of the earth.

Bob Young

CISO, Director of Information Security, and Security Consultant. Also, I wrote some books that have nothing to do with IT.