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My New Love For Aesop (African origins)

I have been recently introduced to the fables of Aesop, and I am enthralled by them . These stories are an untapped resource. The wisdom and life lessons that flow through these stories is incredible. The one issue that i have about these stories is that they are market only for kids, but I feel that these stories are even more relevant for adults. These Tales use animals, tools, and gods to teach life lessons that stick. I was doing some studying and ran across the idea of inoculation. For those that don't know,  inoculation is a process by which a disease is implanted in a person, plant or animal to stimulate disease resistance. Of course the disease that is implanted is weakened but it is strong enough to cause the recipient 's immune system to react thereby developing the antibodies to fight the disease. When reading about this process immediately I thought about Aesop's fables, and the proverbs that I have been studying throughout the years. I believe that these tales