The Ants and the Pen by Idries Shah

An exquisite satire on human scientific endeavour, The Ants and the Pen uses the intrepid but ultimately tunnel-visioned ant to illustrate that information is not equal to knowledge.

Adventurous ants discover the enigmatic and exquisite squiggles of a pen. Emboldened, they push on to discover the fingers, hand, arms and legs pushing the pen. But what use is all of this feverish discovery if they miss the entire point of the pen and its squiggles?

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