Snake, the apple, and Eve

Snake tells Stick why he tempted Eve by offering her an apple. His testimony, assuming it is true, sheds a new light on the original version. Stick: Snake, you scared me, I nearly stepped on you. What are you doing in these leaves? Snake: I sunbath and it makes me sleepy. I did not hear you coming. If I had not…

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The relationship between humans and animals

Stick and the Deer talk about humans, their habits, their limitation, the danger they pose to animals. They also gossip about Bird as he’s the only one liking them. Deer 1: careful, Deer, I hear someone coming. Deer 2: you’re right, let’s run away. Stick: Deers, wait, where are you going? Deer 1: eh, Stick, it’s you, what…

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What do Guardian Angels do?

Stick asks Angel how he can claim to be the guardian of all and justify the evils of the world. In some cases, does he protect the victims or the bad guys? There follows a tight theological discussion. Stick: eh, here you are, Angel, I was looking for you. Angel: I am always with you, Stick, you should know…

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How to be stubborn?

Stick goes back to a previous discussion he had with Heron about being stubborn. He understands the benefit of having consistency, but wonders how to be sure the initial decision was right. Stick: Heron, do you remember that we debated whether stubbornness was a quality or not? Heron: yes, of course, you were talking so loudly…

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A dialogue between friends

Heron: eh, Bird, you know what? Bird: no, what? Heron: I have found a way to have fish like you have seeds. Bird: not by singing, I would hope! Heron: make fun of me and you will see what happens to you! No, not by singing, by talking. Bird:  by talking? But to whom do you…

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