Pursued by Tigers

Does the world seem a little dark at present?

A man travelling across a field encountered a tiger. He fled, the tiger after him. Coming to a precipice, he caught hold of the root of a wild vine and swung himself down over the edge. The tiger sniffed at him from above. Trembling, the man looked down to where, far below, another tiger was waiting to eat him. Only the vine sustained him.

Two mice, one white and one black, little by little started to gnaw away the vine. The man saw a luscious strawberry near him. Grasping the vine with one hand, he plucked the strawberry with the other.

How sweet it tasted!

Have you plucked a strawberry recently?

And, for the relentlessly literal:
Two men stand at the edge of a gorge.
One points with his walking stick to a far object of fascination.
The other stares at the end of his stick.

Points will be deducted for strawberry tales.


Were knobs involved again?

Interesting little story the more one considers it.

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Are you reading the mahabharata ?

There is a stunningly similar story about the meaning of life.

If you type…wilderness of life in mahabharata…on Google…you may wish to read.

It’s a take on life.

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Have read Zen Koans and similar.

I remember things too.

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May I request you to ( if you wish ) read the pointer to the link sent and see the astounding similarities…

( forget the religion part and focus on the story )

It’s not strange we all look at life in largely similar ways.

Have a great day !

Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like the strawberries.

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That must have been a curse TOBYJUG - first fruit fly of the year has just landed near my wine glass.

Where do they come from??? I think you’re right about strawberries.

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