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Wisdom or Money?

A man goes on a trip to the desert.

At one point, he walks off alone, and suddenly stumbles upon an old lamp. It’s old but may bring a few bits, he rubs the lamp and is amazed when a genie pops out!

The genie says that he will grant the man only one wish, and that he has to pick from three choices. He can either be the richest man in the world, the most popular man in the world, or the wisest man in the world.

The man says “We all know that money does not bring happiness, and that popularity just makes you a slave to the whims of others, but wisdom is everlasting. I want to be the wisest man in the world.”

The Genie goes “poof” and suddenly the man’s face assumes a serene expression. He sits down, rubbing his chin in thought.

Then he looks towards the genie and says, “I should have taken the money”.

Which would you choose?

Three guys, one Irish, one English, and one Scottish are out walking along the beach together one day.

They come across a lantern and a Genie pops out of it.

“I will give you each one wish, that’s three wishes in total,” says the Genie.

The Scottish guy says, “I am a fisherman, my Dad’s a fisherman, his Dad was a fisherman and my son will be one too. I want all the oceans full of fish for all eternity.”

So, with a blink of the Genie’s eye “poof” the oceans were teeming with fish.

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The Englishman was amazed, so he said, “I want a wall around England, protecting her, so that no one will get in for all eternity.”

Again, with a blink of the Genie’s eye “poof” there was a huge wall around England.

The Irishman asks, “I’m very curious. Please tell me more about this wall.”

The Genie explains, “Well, it’s about 150 feet high, 50 feet thick, protecting England so that nothing can get in or out.”

The Irishman says, “Please Fill it up with water.”

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