These are ancient fables by an Ethiopian Slave called Aesop which strangely enough still very fitting in our modern world.

As I like stories even short ones I thought I’d include them here out of fun and as a reminder to our modern world that such stories came first before the advent of Television, Film and Computers. Storytelling is becoming a lost art today which should be kept alive.

This is Aesop’s Fable, The Wind and the Sun:

The Wind and the Sun were disputing which was the stronger. Suddenly they saw a traveller coming down the road, and the Sun said: “I see a way to decide our dispute. Whichever of us can cause that traveller to take off his cloak shall be regarded as the stronger. You begin.” So the Sun retired behind a cloud, and the Wind began to blow as hard as it could upon the traveller. But the harder he blew the more closely did the traveller wrap his cloak round him, till at last the Wind had to give up in despair. Then the Sun came out and shone in all his glory upon the
traveller, who soon found it too hot to walk with his cloak on.

Kindness effects more than severity

Please note: If  want to see my second life journal then go to the Journal of a Spectral Traveller.

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