The Pleasantries of the Incredible Mullah Nasrudin - Face The Facts Summary & Analysis

Idries Shah
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Face The Facts Summary and Analysis

In the teaching stories that comprise the theme of 'Facing The Facts' we almost have the opposite meaning of 'Behind the Obvious' and 'Quite Simple'. These stories contain the idea that the truth of a situation is often completely obvious and staring us in the face.

In one such teaching story, 'Addicted', we see that the Mullah Nasrudin is standing in as a magistrate at a local court when a woman arrives with a personal mater. She proclaims that her young son is addicted to sugar and that his addiction is now costing her money, so much that they will soon be unable to eat if her son carries on like this. She asks the courts and the Mullah to forbid her son to eat any more sugar, at least for the meantime. The Mullah Nasrudin replies...

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