Would one rotten apple contaminate the other good apples in a basket?
Let say in Politics and Friendship?
I don't know that one rotten apple as in one rotten friend or one rotten politician would ruin or spoil all others involved with them. They might spoil a few, and probably hurt quite a few, but most likely the would alienate themselves like most rotten people do. I imagine being around someone who is not a good person and enjoys causing havoc is very tiring, whoever sticks around someone like that most likely has alternative motives otherwise you'd just avoid them. I suppose that means some of the apples will be spoilt but a lot of them will relocate to the far corners of the box.
Do you mean this literally or figuratively? Literally, probably yes, one could attribute rottenness to the others. Fruit seems to begin to rot when there is a rotten one in the bunch,
Figuratively, it could happen, but only if the other people allow the person to affect them or their behavior. One bad or evil person could make things difficult for a group of people, but if the others are strong-willed enough, this 'rotten apple' should not be able to affect or change them. So, I guess I don't believe 'one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch.'
Yes. Man is just built that way. Most are followers. And sorry to say generally very near sighted followers. We are so wrapped up and busy with our lives that we do not take time to evaluate situations, we are more like pinballs in the machine. Contemplation and reflection and evaluation are not taught in our schools. Staying in line and following directions are.
Remember the apple on the tree is very seldom rotten so we pick it and if we do not watch it, it can turn rotten, and if we do not pay attention we still think we have a good apple.
Storing apples requires a constant vigilance of rotating and making sure that the ones that are getting too ripe are removed and either discarded or used for something else.
definitely yes. We always spot the bad deeds first and tend to color the whole group as the same.
Just like the saying birds with the same feathers flock together
Yes, one rotten apple would contaminate the other apples in the basket due to the spread of spores from the fungi on the rotten apple to other apples in the basket.
by andrew savage 5 years ago
Can you dispose of used batteries and oil in a garden?
by The Villa 8 years ago
does black mold contaminate the funiture in the roomif htere is mold on the walls does it contaminate the funiture
by Nila D 6 years ago
What happens when you don't close the Vitamins bottle airtight?I left the lid slightly open for two days. Can this exposure to air contaminate the tablets? Should I worry about it?
by Kathryn L Hill 2 years ago
I think we pretty much decided it was the egg before the chicken. So, the seed came before the apple. But how did the egg and the seed form?????Wondering(Actually,I would say, in the realm of science there is no answer whatsoever.)
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|