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In Germany there is a legendary figure, a Fool, named Till Eulenspiegel, who was renowned for his wisdom. He would always say exactly what he meant and do exactly what people told him to. The result was sometimes very funny, at other times tragic, because people believed they couldn't trust him. In reality it was that people couldn't trust themselves to say or understand anything the way they really were. Eulenspiegel frightened them because he showed them what they didn't want to look at.

Fujiko Suda

Hi Miguel! I love your comment! Thank you!!! I think I understand exactly what Eulenspiegel has gone through. On rare occasions that I do say what I really mean, I get the same reaction as Eulenspiegel had. Sometimes amusement, sometimes fear.

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