I, Pencil: The Movie

Can a single individual, working independently and from scratch, create an ordinary yellow pencil?

This is a video about the miracle of the free market, based on Leonard E. Read's insightful and creative parable. We present it here because it also brings to life the mind-boggling intricacy and inter-dependency of endless steps, guided by an Invisible Hand, that allows us to benefit from every object we have in our lives. It is that sense of awe that should infuse the blessings Jews make numerous times a day.

Comments (4)

(4) Anonymous, November 15, 2021 7:29 AM


A real eye opener
Not just about the pencil, but if we stop to think about all the amazing things around us, and how much goes into each thing made/ created…
Its mind boggling

(3) Anonymous, November 7, 2021 4:01 PM

This video was awesome

I loved the video of The Pencil and how it showed the intricacies and all that go into collectively working together to make a pencil. It made me appreciate how important it is for everyone to be united and work together as one, despite our differences. We are all G-d's children.

(2) Anonymous, November 7, 2021 3:56 PM

True thought to ponder

I guess the author of this video has read
The Tuttle Twins and the Miraculous Pencil – November 20, 2014
by Connor Boyack (Author)
Excellent video
Thank you

(1) feygeh sarah friedman, November 7, 2021 3:49 PM

the huge background in the creation of a pencil.

what a wonderful idea to promulgate!!! it surely will bring all of us together in a world of wonders!!! thank you.


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