Ancient Story Of The Fox And The Grapes; What Lessons Can Be Learned From It? Story Of The Fox And The Hen House | A Green Road Journal

“The Fox and the Grapes is one of the traditional Aesop’s fables and can be held to illustrate the concept of cognitive dissonance. In this view, the premise of the fox that covets inaccessible grapes is taken to stand for a person who attempts to hold incompatible ideas simultaneously. In that case, the disdain the fox expresses for the grapes at the conclusion to the fable serves at least to diminish the dissonance even if the behaviour in fact remains irrational.[1] The moral to the story is “It is easy to despise what you cannot get.”[2]

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