Aesop on Criticism
ONE of Aesops fables which many of us are familiar with since our childhood days is Aesops fable on criticism. I am reproducing Aesops fable on criticism because today, criticism and censure (which are not pleasing everybody) are all around us.
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Aesops fable on criticism is about an old man and his son bringing a donkey to market. Let me quote the story: "Passing some people on the way, they hear one remark, "Look at that silly pair walking when they could be riding comfortably." The idea seemed sensible to the old man, so he and the boy mounted the donkey and continued on their way. Soon they passed another group. "Look at that lazy pair," said a voice, "breaking the back of that poor donkey, tiring him so that no one will buy him." The old man slid off, but soon they heard another criticism from a passerby: "What a terrible …
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Publication information: Article title: Aesop on Criticism. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: October 31, 2004. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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