Obonato

Anthropologist offered to children from an African tribe to play in one igru. On placed near the tree fruit basket and announced, turning to the children:  “Those of you who are first he reaches the tree, honoring all the sweet fruit. ”

When he made the sign of children to start a race, they grappled tightly and ran his hands together, and then all sat together and enjoyed the tasty fruit.

Struck anthropologist asked the children why they ran together, because each of them can enjoy the fruit for himself. To which they answered: “Obonato.”  Is it possible for one to be happy, if everyone else is sad?  “Obonato”  in their language means “I am, because we exist.”

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