Is being stubborn good?

In this first dialogue of A Singular Domain, Heron tells Stick how to be successful. Stick – Say Heron , as you seem wise and patient, what do you think about being stubborn? Heron – Ah , Stick, you always worry! What do you think I do all day perched on my two legs if…

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How can doubt lead to knowledge?

Doubt and the search of knowledge are linked, says Bird, yet singing is much better.  Stick: Tell me, Bird, you sing and always seem merry, don’t you ever have any fear or doubt? Bird: Of course I have, Stick, but I’ll confide you a secret since you seem ready to listen to me: I sing…

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Do we always have a choice?

Deer1: eh, here you are, Snake! Tell us, is it true that you regret what you did to Eve? Did you have a choice anyway? Deer2: why didn’t you go away if she bothered you? Snake: dear Deer, I see that you had a talk with Stick! Yes, it’s true, I regret making her believe that everything would be easy, and…

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Life, a game or a serious matter?

Rabbit: he, Turtles, what about we play the Hare and Turtle game? Turtles: Rabbit, you cannot be serious! Don’t you see we are water turtles? Do you want to drown? Rabbit: I know how to swim, what do you think? A rabbit can do anything. Turtles: he knows how to boast, for sure.  For the rest, he is quickly distracted and he loses…

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Diwali’s fireworks

Ref: BBC article, Nov 25th, 2016: India short bans fireworks in Delhi after Diwali smog Hawk: he, Goose, what are we going to talk about today? Goose: what about what is happening in Delhi right now? The pollution there is so bad that the government has banned fireworks. Hawk: don’t tell me they are the root of pollution! Goose:…

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