An African man lives quietly near a river.

He fishes for an hour a day and he enjoys life with his family, the rest of the time.

A European comes to him and thinks he is stupid!

He says “Why don’t you use two fishing rods? You would double your production and sell the surplus on the market.

The African replies: “But what for???”

– Well, that way you make money and buy another fishing rod!

– What for?

– But that way you will increase your production and you can pay a friend of yours to fish too

– What for?

– Well, You can open your own business and increase your profits!

– What for?

– Well, so you can get rich! Do you understand?

– But why do it ?

– So that you have time to ENJOY LIFE

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