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Friday, June 05, 2009

55 Flash Fiction - Tim & Sal #23

Sal: "Animals are self-centered. Societies have individuals working together for mutual benefit, even for outsiders."

Tim: "What about businesses? They have individuals working towards a common cause."

Sal: "Businesses are automatons, serving few, mostly themselves."

Tim: "Churches?"

Sal: "Businesses."

Tim: "Unions?"

Sal: "Businesses."

Tim: "Governments?"

Sal: "Some are societies."

Tim: "And the others?"

Sal: "Animals."

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3 Comments:

At Friday, June 5, 2009 at 8:16:00 AM EDT, Blogger Mona $visitorIP said...

not all animals would be categorized thus. For example dogs...

And a dog has dog's life just because of that...

At Friday, June 5, 2009 at 10:22:00 AM EDT, Blogger anthonynorth $visitorIP said...

A great touch at the end of that one.

At Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 9:40:00 AM EDT, Blogger Charles $visitorIP said...

Mona,
You're absolutely correct, it was a gross over-simplification. There's the social insects also, who work toward the benefit of the community. I wonder if we might ever get the instincts to serve thus?

Anthony,
Thank you, you're too kind.

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