A Story about two pebbles Over photos of China!. The difference between logical thoughts and “lateral” thoughts. There was once in a small village a farmer who owed an important sum of money due to be repaid to a very ugly old man. The farmer had a very pretty daughter
There was once in a small village a farmer who owed an important sum of money
due to be repaid to a very ugly old man.
that the old lender was sweet on,
the lender proposed a deal:
if he could marry his daughter
were horrified about this proposition
the outcome of his proposition.
one black and one white in an empty money bag,
And the debt to her father is eliminated…..
and the debt is also eliminated
and picked up two pebbles.
to pick a pebble out of the bag
This discussion was taking place on the road in front of the farmer’s house
and the road was paved with pebbles
revealing the old lender cheated
3) The daughter picks out a black pebble and sacrifices herself by marrying the old « coot » and saves her father from emprisonment
to illustrate a point…..
and so called “lateral”thought.
clumsily, dropped it on the ground
it mixed with other pebbles on the ground
a seemingly impossible situation
for most problems
examine every angles of the situation