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.
The farmer had a very pretty daughter important sum of money
that the old lender was sweet on,
the lender proposed a deal:
He said he would annul the debt important sum of money
if he could marry his daughter
.Both the farmer and his daughter important sum of money
were horrified about this proposition
So, the old lender suggested hazard should determine important sum of money
the outcome of his proposition.
He told them he would put two pebbles important sum of money
one black and one white in an empty money bag,
And, the daughter would pick, without looking … important sum of money
One of the two pebbles. important sum of money
1) If she picks a black one, she must marry me important sum of money
And the debt to her father is eliminated…..
and the debt is also eliminated
and picked up two pebbles.
But, she said nothing. the money bag
The old lender asked the daughter the money bag
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
Imagine for an instant what you would have done. farmer’s house
What would you have suggested the daughter to do? farmer’s house
If we analyse the situation, there are 3 possibilities : farmer’s house
1) The daughter refuses to pick a pebble farmer’s house
2) The daughter picks out both pebbles farmer’s house
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
Take a moment to reflect on this situation herself by marrying the old « coot » and saves her father from emprisonment
This story means herself by marrying the old « coot » and saves her father from emprisonment
to illustrate a point…..
The difference between logical thought herself by marrying the old « coot » and saves her father from emprisonment
and so called “lateral”thought.
So, what would you have done ? options.
Here is what the young woman did : options.
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
M ay 2011 be full of positive thoughts and wise decisions!