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A SINGAPOREAN PARABLE OF THE FISH TANK

And then it happened. My filter wasn't working properly and the pump broke down. Over the years I have outsourced all maintenance of the tank to a few different companies. It's an efficient way of maintaining the fish tank, you know. Besides, I wasn't too worried because all these companies were ultimately overseen by my wife. She's a very capable woman. She doesn’t make mistakes. Even when she does, if you view it in the long run, they would not really be mistakes. But you need human brains to understand this. Fish brain is somewhat limited. As I now realize through my fish language interpreter that fish have feelings, I cannot tell the them that they are daft. They are daft as my papa has often pointed out. But I can't tell them that.

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