The Ass and the Grasshopper

After hearing some grasshoppers chirping, an ass was enchanted by their music and wanted to acquire the same melodic charms. When he asked them what they ate to sing so sweetly, they told him that they dined on nothing but dew. Consequently, the ass followed the same diet, but he soon died of hunger.

Old Learning: One man’s meat is another man’s poison.

New Take

Understanding cause and effect is extremely important. We often attribute incorrect features for an outcome.

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