There’s a reason why Aesop’s fables resonate today. They delve deep into the human condition with gentle songs of pin-pointed truth. Consider the fable of the North Wind and the Sun:
The North Wind and the Sun argue over which is stronger. A competition ensues to see who can make a passing traveler uncloak. The North Wind goes first. The harder it blows at the traveler, the tighter the traveler wraps himself. The Sun goes next. Its golden rays part the looming clouds. Its warmth reaches down in a gentle embrace.