A lovely story…. it’s not mine!

Photo: An anthropologist proposed a game to the kids in an African tribe. He put a basket full of fruit near a tree and told the kids that who ever got there first won the sweet fruits. When he told them to run they all took each others hands and ran together, then sat together enjoying their treats. When he asked them why they had run like that as one could have had all the fruits for himself they said: ''UBUNTU, how can one of us be happy if all the other ones are sad?''</p><p>'UBUNTU' in the Xhosa culture means: "I am because we are"</p><p>Visit us at: www.thefactsbook.com<br />The Facts Book
An anthropologist proposed a game to the kids in an African tribe. He put a basket full of fruit near a tree and told the kids that who ever got there first won the sweet fruits. When he told them to run they all took each others hands and ran together, then sat together enjoying their treats. When he asked them why they had run like that as one could have had all the fruits for himself they said: ”UBUNTU, how can one of us be happy if all the other ones are sad?
”’UBUNTU’ in the Xhosa culture means: “I am because we are”
Ahhh the world is actually ok…in some remote part of Africa!
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2 thoughts on “A lovely story…. it’s not mine!

  1. millie says:

    So lovely. Nice to remember that people do naturally care for one another. We get so swept up with stuff that we forget it’s not all about ‘us’ and ‘me me me’. x

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