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The Man, The Boy, and The Donkey: A Lesson on Critics

Melissa Chu
Sep 24, 2018 · 5 min read

Have you ever received criticism that you felt was unfair or downright spiteful? If so, here is an interesting Aesop’s fable:

A man and his son were once going with their donkey to market. As they were walking along by his side a countryman passed them and said, “You fools, what is a donkey for but to ride upon?” So the man put the boy on the donkey, and they went on…