When Curiosity Does NOT Pay

[The story takes place in Baghdad, Iraq, circa 389 A.D.] “2,387,447,” Yasin counted. “2,387,448,” he continued. “Yasin,” his friend, Anshu, walked up on Yasin in the field and interrupted. “What are you doing?” “Sssh,” Yasin chastened without looking up. “2,387,449. And 2,387,450.” Yasin said as he scratched a number into the ground with a stick….