Selfishness

Once upon a time there was a king who prospered from the labours of an entire populace. He was a benevolent ruler, for he’d shared the knowledge of metal-working, from which his slaves’ chains were made. One day, the slaves decided they’d had enough & broke free.

As he watched them recede, the king looked out from behind his throne & yelled, “Shame on you for your selfish ways!”

 

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