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Not a riddle. Ways of thinking.

If you can solve this apparent enigma just say so, don't give the answer away just yet. The answer is simple, straightforward and involves no trickery or supernatural intervention.

There is a terrible car crash. The man driving is killed instantly. His son is rushed to hospital for emergency surgery. The surgeon walks in, looks at the boy and says,
"I can't operate on him, he's my son."

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Where did you dig up this fossil? lol I remember it from high school and that wasn't exactly yesterday. Of course it took being told the answer back then to realize its simplicity.............stan

Lol.

Me too. Probably one of the first non-esoteric *koans* I heard.

~A

I thought koans were the top part of a Madonna outfit lmao.........stan

So simple, and so telling about attitudes.

I got it straight away, but anyone who knows my work and background well will know why.

cheers,
Jess
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Lol. I was looking for an esoteric one....something like the driver was not really the father..

Sort of Darth Vader style.

~A

Yes! I get it!

always, Cat

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So simple, nothing supernatural or tricky, no DNA tests required. Think I should repost that poem I wrote about my sisters?

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Jess
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I know the colour of that damn bear, keeps smashing all my south facing windows to get in and steal food.

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Jess
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rather than big bears, any day.

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Jess
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It was easy for me, my sisters are all warriors and my mother wanted to be a doctor.

The surgeon is his mother.

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Jess
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