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The final days of Alexander the Great offer all humanity a moral lesson about life while here on earth.The Great conqueror, on his way home from successful military campaigns fell mortally ill in Babylon. On his death bed, perhaps, he realized that after creating a big empire, he could not even defeat fever that was fast ravaging his body. So the young and full of life King, realized that he too was going to join the dead as those who had preceded him and those who had been dispatched by his sharp sword. Lying on his deathbed in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar II, he was able to visualize the unworthiness his reserve of vast treasures which included vast amounts of gold, silver, and jewels, which he had accumulated through his conquests. Even his mighty army could not stop death from taking him away.His desired to reach home just to look at the face of his mother just one last time was unfathomable. But he knew inside his inner heart that he was not going to make it as he felt the sickness ravaging his body each day mercilessly. In ten days, Alexander the Great was a fallen King.Just before his death, he called his generals and instructed them on his three wishes which he wanted that they be carried out to the word. For respect, his generals promised to carry out his wishes the way he stipulated them.His first wish was that his physicians alone had to carry his body bearing casketHis second wish was that his precious treasures were to be strewn along the path his casket will be carried to the graveyard.His third and last wish was that both his hands were to be let hanging out of the casket for all the mourners to see.So the King had spoken and no General dared ask him the reasons save one General who was the King’s favorite who dared to ask the dying King the meaning of his wishes with the assurance that the Kings wishes would be carried out.After pleasantries and assurance of allegiance by the General, the King spoke to the general thus;“I would like the world to know of these three fundamentals: I want my physicians to carry my coffin because people should realize that no doctor can really cure anybody. They are powerless and cannot save a person from the clutches of death. My second wish to strew gold, silver and other precious stones on the way to the graveyard is to let the people know that though I spent all my life accumulating riches, not even a grain of gold will come with me when I leave this world. I want people to understand that it is a sheer waste of time, energy, and peace of mind when one yearns to be rich. With my third wish of having my hands dangling out of the coffin, I want people to know that I came empty handed into this world and likewise will go empty handed from this world.”

Detalhes do Produto

    • Ano de Edição: 2017
    • Ano:  2017
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2001116029617
    • ISBN:  9781370953998

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