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|Are You Doing The Right Thing by oluade11: 10:54am On Nov 06, 2020|
Sam and Tom were identical twins. They were so identical that even their mother found it difficult to distinguish one from the other, at least during their initial days on earth.
However, they were very different from each other when it came to everything other than their appearance. Sam had no friends, while Tom was a great friendship maker.
Sam loved sweets, but Tom loved spicy food and detested sweets.
Sam was mommy’s pet and Tom was daddy’s pet.
While Sam was generous and selfless, Tom was greedy and selfish!
As Sam and Tom grew up, their father wanted to share his fortune equally amongst them.
However, Tom did not agree and he argued that whoever proved to be more intelligent and strong would have to get a bigger share of the wealth.
Their father decided to organize a competition between the two.
He asked the two sons to walk as long as they could, and return home before sunset.
The wealth would be divided in proportion to the distance covered.
As a rule of the competition, they were not permitted to carry a watch to keep track of the time.
The following day, Sam and Tom set out to walk.
It was a rather sunny day. Sam walked slowly and steadily, while Tom broke into a sprint as he was bent on winning the race and winning a greater portion of his father’s wealth.
Sam knew that it would be ideal to walk as far as possible until noon and start for home at noon as it would take the same amount of time to walk back home.
Knowing this, Sam decided to turn back for home at noon so as reach home on time.
However, Tom, with his greed to earn more wealth, did not attempt to return home even after mid-noon.
He walked twice as long as Sam and thought he would still be able to return home before sunset.
He hurried back when he saw the sun turn orange.
Unfortunately, he could not even make it half way home as the sun started to set.
Slowly darkness engulfed his path and he had to drag his tired feet back home.
He had lost the race because of his greed..
Tom is active ,loved by the father and social so he feels superior to his twin brother hence his selfish proposal.
Even if smarter, he was supposed to protect his brother & watch his back but it was the other way round.
Sam on the other hand was cool and composed.
He was quiet but intelligent. All these attributes helped him defeat the brother.
Considering his good nature, It won’t be a surprise if he still share the wealth equally with the brother.
The moral of the story is to never look down on anybody or opportunity.
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