The Wise Man's Joke

In a small village, a wise man was renowned for his wisdom and advice. People would seek his guidance on various issues, but he noticed a pattern among them. Many villagers would repeatedly complain about the same problems, despite his advice. He realized that his words were not being taken seriously and people were making no effort to change their situations.

One day, he used humor to make a point. He told a joke that made everyone laugh aloud. He repeated it, but the laughter dwindled. On the third telling, no one laughed. The wise man smiled and said, "You can't laugh at the same joke over and over, so why are you always crying about the same problems?"

The people, surprised by his words, realized they needed to be responsible for their lives and make changes to improve their situations. They began to heed the wise man's advice and work toward solutions.

His joke had a profound impact, teaching them the importance of taking action instead of just complaining about their problems.


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