What I’ve Learned From The Hungry Caterpillar’s Inability To Be Satisfied

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Ever looked back at childhood favourite picture book The Hungry Caterpillar and thought ”that caterpillar is a real prick”?

Sure, he’s hungry. Who isn’t? But throughout the book there’s no shortage of food. It’s not like he’s going wanting. His problem is he doesn’t eat everything he’s given. Just chews holes in whatever he comes across, leaving it inedible for the next poor bastard who happens upon it.

Maybe he wouldn’t have been so hungry, if he’d just eaten up everything the first few meals had to offer.
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