Tuesday, April 16, 2013

YOUR INTENT MATTERS - NOT YOUR TOOL


YOUR INTENT MATTERS - NOT YOUR TOOL
TOOLS INTENT and CRIME
A Mulla Nasrudin Story
by
VIKRAM KARVE


Here is a Mulla Nasrudin story to cheer you up on Wednesday Morning 


Once, Mulla Nasrudin bought a new knife.

He was walking home admiring the brand new knife and its glistening blade.

A policeman standing nearby saw him and the policeman promptly arrested Mulla Nasrudin.

“What for are you arresting me?” a bewildered Nasrudin asked the policeman.

Intent to commit murder,” said the policeman “You are carrying a tool of murder on your person”.

Mulla Nasrudin looked around and saw a distinguished looking old man walking on the street.

Nasrudin pointed towards the distinguished looking old man and shouted to the policeman, “Arrest that man immediately!”

“What for?”  asked the surprised policeman.

 “Intent to commit rape,” said Nasrudin, “He is carrying the tool of …”

“Enough …” interrupted the cop. 

He set Nasrudin free and both of them departed laughing.     


Keep laughing and have a happy day ahead ...

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A creative person with a zest for life, Vikram Karve is a retired Naval Officer turned full time writer and blogger. Educated at IIT Delhi, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, The Lawrence School Lovedale and Bishops School Pune, Vikram has published two books: COCKTAIL a collection of fiction short stories about relationships (2011) and APPETITE FOR A STROLL a book of Foodie Adventures (2008) and is currently working on his novel and a book of vignettes and an anthology of short fiction. An avid blogger, he has written a number of fiction short stories and creative non-fiction articles on a variety of topics including food, travel, philosophy, academics, technology, management, health, pet parenting, teaching stories and self help in magazines and published a large number of professional  and academic research papers in journals and edited in-house journals and magazines for many years, before the advent of blogging. Vikram has taught at a University as a Professor for 15 years and now teaches as a visiting faculty and devotes most of his time to creative writing and blogging. Vikram Karve lives in Pune India with his family and muse - his pet dog Sherry with whom he takes long walks thinking creative thoughts.

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