One day, an old chef was walking by the river with his grandson, thinking about what wisdom to impart to the boy. He told him that our minds are like the river: ever flowing. But within the flowing waters are different currents, and so it is within our minds. Inside himself, the old chef said, he can sometimes feel two wolves: one is gentle and kind, and is a peace seeker, while the other is angry and aggressive. The grandson looked at the old man in wonder and asked, ‘Who will win Grandfather?’. The old chef responded: ‘The one that I feed’.
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