The Shogun called the attendant over and said to him. "Leave the flies alone. If my son cannot learn to ignore the flies, he will never be Shogun."
Friday, September 2, 2011
A story for the Juniors.
Back in those days in Japan, the latrines was one long pit. Everyone including the Shogun and his samurai's used it to relieve themselves. There was no privacy. One day the Shogun saw the attendant to his son trying to shoo away the flies when his young son was squatting there.