A Grain of Corn – A Funny Story About Conformity

One rooster rummaged in a pile of garbage from morning till night.

– What are you looking for, rooster? – the other ones asked him.

– A grain of corn – answered the Rooster.

– But there are corn grains scattered all over the ground!

– Ha! On the ground, even a fool can find them. But, try and find one where there are none.

 

The Lesson

  • If you aren’t doing what the others are doing, it doesn’t always mean that you are smarter than them.

 

Source

  • Stepanov Yu. Slonenok, Whom Someone Invented. L., 1976.
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