A joke but also a fable

@HuaZhao (457)
China
November 24, 2012 5:44am CST
Hi, mylotters, how about your weekend? Today, I read a joke but finally I found that was a fable which was full of profound morals. That is about a dog. The author has a dog living with her. The dog always sit outside the garden and bark until someone open the door of the garden and let it in the garden. People living nearby complained of the noise. So, the author trained the dog to press its paw on the door and open it by itself. But the dog was so bad, after it got in the garden, the dog barked again until somebody opened the door and let it out. So, the author had to remove the door in order to let the dog get in and out the garden freely. Hi, mylotters, do you know the result? The dog disappeared because it got very annoyed. When I finished this joke, I couldn't stop laughing. But now I think that is not merely a joke but also a fable. The dog refers to a kind people who is always finding something wrong with the reasons that is unknown even to themselves. Hi, mylotters, could you find these kind of people in your life and what do you think about them?
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@jenny1015 (13389)
• Philippines
25 Nov 12
hello, HuaZhao! Yup! I do know some people who just have such a wonderful time blaming people for things. I also wonder how they couldn't tire themselves in doing such a thing every time. It is as if they themselves are not capable of committing a mistake.
@HuaZhao (457)
• China
25 Nov 12
jenny1015,thank you. I would like to share what I got from this joke. Actually, in our life, there are always some people who just complain what ever you do for them.
@Arieles (2474)
• United States
24 Nov 12
Sometimes you open the door to the wrong people. You let them in and they rob you, emotionally and spiritually. Sometimes the best thing to do is leave the door closed and they will eventually find the right people to help them along their journey. What do I think of these people? They are people, each on their own journey in life, and when you discover they are the "wrong" people, you just have to let them go and love them from afar. The right people will eventually come along and they will remain in your life, because...they are the "right" people.
@HuaZhao (457)
• China
24 Nov 12
Arieles, thank you very much. Yeah, I think you get even profound meaning from this joke. That's true, we should only open the door for the right people.
1 person likes this
• India
25 Nov 12
Hi HuaZhao. That was a very nice fable. Not only it had a message but also it was humorous.Where did you hear it from? Anyways, I do agree with the author here. I have seen so many such people in my country who love complaining about things. Not only they complain but they don't like to appreciate things.And when they have nothing more to rant about, they find some other thing to take out their criticism. I think the best way to handle such people is to ignore them. This is something that always works, if you have patience. Anyways have a nice day ... _SuperShames_
@Mavic123456 (14455)
• Thailand
25 Nov 12
Yes, indeed a very nice story. Yes, I think that's me the "dog" finding something wrong with my neighbor. LOL but they are really annoying. We live in a duplex type of house and there is a big gap between the ceiling and the wall dividing us. So everything that we do we will know for sure. Examples, when the guy takes a bath, he makes so many noises, like banging the dipper and pail, splashing water like a tidal wave and really making a loud noise with his throat so gross. One time his wife cooked inside the house, the kitchen is supposedly outside the houses. So the smell of the cooking (like oil) would surely go with the clothes and it reaches my bedroom where some of my clothes are hanging. Again I am pissed. basically because I want to move out already, LOL, I just find these reasons to leave the place. I think I am bad though i am not telling anyone about I feel about them, I am just keeping it to myself. Oopsies now I told the entire community... whew.. I am really bad.
• Philippines
24 Nov 12
I liked reading stories like this when I was a kid. Fables are so simple, and yet you learn a lot from them. I remember a fable I've read when I was a kid. It was about a kid who always yelled "Wolf!". I'm sure you've heard of that, too. The people in his town got tired of him fooling them around by making them worry that an actual wolf is present, but when an actual wolf showed up, the boy yelled "wolf!" and the people didn't tolerate him anymore since they thought he was still joking around.