Tiger and Donkey Story – Arguing with Fool

Tiger and Donkey Story - Arguing with FoolOnce a donkey and a tiger got into argument about color of grass. Donkey said that color of grass is blue while tiger said that color of grass is green.

Soon, argument became heated, both of them decided to submit issue to arbitration. They approached King of Jungle, Lion for this.

As they approached lion, donkey started screaming, “Your highness, isn’t it true that grass is blue..”

Lion replied, “If you believe it, then it is.”



Donkey continued, “But tiger disagrees with me. He says grass is green, please punish him.”

Lion then declared that tiger will be punished with three days of silence.

Listening to this, donkey jumped with joy and went on his way, content and repeating, “Grass is blue.. grass is blue..”

Seeing this, tiger asked lion, “Why have you punished me? You know that grass is green not blue.”

At this lion replied, “Yes, indeed grass is green.”

Tiger asked, “Then why did you punish me?”

Lion replied, “Your punishment has nothing to do with question of whether grass is blue or green. Punishment is given to you because it is degrading for a brave, intelligent creature like you to waste time arguing with a donkey.”

Learning:
There are people whom, even if all the evidence are presented still do not have ability to understand truth, because they are blinded by ego, hatred and resentment.

Biggest waste of time is Arguing with a fool, who doesn’t care about truth or reality but only interested in victory of his beliefs or illusions.

It is said that – When Ignorance Screams, Intelligence Moves On.


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