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Human Nature


By Linda MarryPublished about a year ago 1 min read
Human Nature
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Once upon a time, in a small village nestled in the mountains, lived a group of people who were content with their simple lives. They worked hard on their farms, tended to their animals, and gathered with their families in the evenings. They were kind to one another and helped each other in times of need.

One day, a stranger came to the village, claiming to be a wealthy merchant.

He promised the people that he could provide them with luxuries and comforts they had never known before. He offered to build them grand houses, fill them with fine furniture and decor, and provide them with the latest technologies.

The villagers were tempted by the stranger's promises, and many of them began to work for him, building the grand houses and filling them with the luxuries he had promised.

They became so caught up in their new-found wealth that they forgot about the things that truly mattered, like their families and their community. They stopped helping one another and became self-centered and greedy.

The stranger, however, was not what he seemed. He was not a wealthy merchant, but a powerful sorcerer who had cast a spell on the village, causing them to become consumed with the desire for wealth and power.

The villagers realized too late that they had been tricked and that they had lost the things that truly mattered.

In the end, the sorcerer was defeated and the village was restored to its former state of harmony and contentment. The villagers learned that true happiness comes not from wealth and power, but from the love and support of their families and community.

They vowed to never again let greed and selfishness cloud their judgment and to always remember the true nature of human beings. The end.

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Linda Marry

Love Poems (fiction :)

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