because people speak English
A hungry donkey enters a barn in search of hay. He discovers two identical haystacks, each on the opposite side of the barn. The donkey stands in the middle of the barn between the two piles of hay, not knowing which one to choose.
He can’t make up his mind and starves to death. This is similar to a Japanese proverb which says, “He who chases two hares will catch none”.
The moral of the story is: not deciding has consequences, and options can be a blessing as well as a curse.
Had the donkey found only one haystack inside the barn, there would have been no decision to make, and he wouldn’t have starved to death. But life is not that simple. Sometimes it’s very difficult to make a decision.
A girl cannot decide between two lovers.
A young man cannot decide between staying at home country and immigrating to Australia.
P.S. In Farsi and Arabic this person is called: مذبذب
P.S.2. This short parable comes from the French philosopher Jean Buridan.
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