The Fisherman

The wealthy businessman from the city was shocked to find the fisherman sitting contentedly beside his boat, smoking his pipe, and greeting those who walked by.

"Why are you sitting here and not out fishing?" the businessman asked abruptly.
"Because I have caught enough fish today," said the fisherman.

"That's ridiculous. You should go out and catch some more!"
"Why would I do that?"

"You could earn more money."
"What would I do then?"

"You could have a motor put on your boat and go into deeper waters and catch more fish."
"What would I do then?"

"Then you would have enough to buy larger nets. These would bring you more fish and even more money."
"What would I do then?"

"Soon you would have enough money to buy two boats, and then three boats."
"What would I do then?"

"Then you would be rich like me."
"What would I do then?"

"Then you could relax and really enjoy life."
"What do you think I am doing right now?"

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