Being Everyone by Anonymous

You were on your way home when you died.

It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMT tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off, trust me.

And that’s when you met me.

“What… what happened?” You asked. “Where am I?”

“You died,” I said, matter-of-factly. No point in mincing words.

“There was a… a truck and it was skidding…”

“Yup.” I said.

“I… I died?”

Yup. But don’t feel bad about it. Everyone dies.” I said.
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Indian Business Lesson 1

Rajpat (father): I want you to marry a girl of my choice.
Son: “I will choose my own bride!!!”
Rajpat: “But the girl is Bill Gates’s daughter..”
Son: “Well, in that case… ok”

Next Rajpat approaches Bill Gates.
Rajpat: “I have a husband for your daughter….”
Bill Gates: “But my daughter is too young to marry!!!!!”
Rajpat: “But this young man is a vice-president of the World Bank.”
Bill Gates: “Ah, in that case… ok”

Finally Rajpat goes to see the president of the World Bank.”
Rajpat: “I have a young man to be recommended as a vice-president.”
President: “But I already have more vice- presidents than I need!”
Rajpat: “But this young man is Bill Gates’s son-in-law.”
President: “Ah, in that case… ok”

And that my friends is how Indians do business.

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Glaubt man jedoch Der Zeit, so stimmt dies doch nicht so ohne weiters:

Für Organisationen und Völker mag also gelten, dass sie eine kontinuierliche Verschlechterung ihrer Situation hinnehmen, ohne mit der Wimper zu zucken – bei Tieren lassen sich die Sensoren nicht so leicht täuschen. Christoph Drösser