'Peeling away the layers of the onion' is a somewhat familiar term. It means examining and removing the layers that cover any topic until you get down to the basics, or the root of the problem. It means not just looking at the surface issue, but digging deeper.
'Peeling away the layers of the onion' or removing the layers that cover any topic until you get down to the basics, It means not just looking at the surface issue, but digging deeper. You might be very surprised by what you find.
LOS ANGELES, CA - In the children's movie, 'The Lion King,' the baboon prophet speaks to the young lion king who is looking at his reflection in the water and sees nothing. The prophet tells him to 'look deeper.' The voice of the young lion king's father speaks, 'Remember who you are. You are my son and the one true king. Remember who you are.' That is a good example of peeling back the onion. When the lion king remembered who he was, he went on to his rightful role as the new king.
Another example of peeling away the onion is in the story of David and Goliath (I Samuel 17). David came to bring bread and provisions to his brothers who were serving in the army of Israel. The whole army of Israel was cowering under the threats of Goliath.
David came to bring bread and provisions to his brothers who were serving in the army of Israel. The whole army of Israel was cowering under the threats of Goliath.
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