Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
Story Views

Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:

The Frog-Chief and the Pontiac Plant

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 15:30
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

“Have you ever paraded a frog-chief in front of a Pontiac plant?” I asked a friend.

“No, I don’t believe I have,” he said.  ”Have you?”

“Not yet,” I answered, “but I want to.  I need to.”

I didn’t understand, at first, this intense desire, so I decided to follow the thought.  I imagined a frog-chief, dressed in chief-like regalia, being led to a local Pontiac plant, where cars of every color and size — all, of course, made by Pontiac — were lined up for all to see.  The Frog-Chief seemed totally unimpressed as his big, jewel-like eyes fell upon these slick-looking vehicles, as if he instinctively knew of the hazards of the car culture without being directly informed of them.  

The workers at the plant came out to greet him, and gave him detailed explanations of each car, highlighting their selling points like the most aggressive car salesmen.  Still, the Frog-Chief seemed wholly unimpressed.  He said nothing, barely acknowledging the lengthy sales pitches.  This baffled the workers, as it baffles so many technocrats to see someone who is not awed or impressed by technology.  ”I prefer my method of travel,” the Frog-Chief finally said.  ”It’s natural, fun, good exercise, and not as detrimental to the environment or other living beings.”  He demonstrated the most perfectly executed leaps that any frog had ever made, one after another with expert aim and regal gestures.  All the workers at the Pontiac plant, jealous of the Frog-Chief’s winsome chivalry, started leaping just like him, perfectly executed leaps which took them further and further away from the Pontiac plant until it was abandoned forever.

I often wish we would follow the Frog-Chief, and leap back towards simplicity, harmony, joy, and naturalness.  What’s stopping us?


Report abuse


Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories



Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.