Just saying…

I have always wondered about the hare and the tortoise story.


The hare lost in the the first race. But the hare would have been a

egoistic son of a gun. So he must have challenged the tortoise again.

So they must have had another race. So what happened the second

time and the third time?


The hare would have definitely won. Is the sum of the story more

important than its parts?

7 thoughts on “Just saying…

  1. Nice one. Accept the truth of a hare that never attempted to win; if it ever raced again, some old story book or history book would have captured it or there would have been a reference to it in Ramayana or Bible. Since this never happened, it’s safe to assume the hare never raced again or there was never a hare historian and the turtle historians’ story prevailed.

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    • Yes, very plausible.

      And, the poor hare had no motivation. There was no media coverage too. How could it know that the race was going to be so famous in history.

      Sadly, the hare seems to have been conned.


  2. In the realm of management, the fable has already been re-written. The second time round, the hare wins. The third time, both of them become friends – over land, the hare carries the tortoise, over water, the tortoise carries the hare. Both reach the goal together, and the value of team work is exemplified. My apologies for boring you if you have already heard this!


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