From  The Subtleties of the Inimitable
Mulla Nasrudin
by Idries Shah


SOCIAL CONSCIENCE

Someone told Mulla Nasrudin that he should be as concerned about the welfare of others as he was about his own.

Accordingly the next time he swallowed a mouthful of hot soup, he rushed out into the village street, crying:

'Beware, beware, my stomach is on fire!'


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©Octagon Press, 1972 (ISHK Bookservice).

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