Calling a Stag a Horse (Talk Black into White)
Long time ago in China, there was a prime minister named Gao ZHAO, he wanted to arrogate all powers to himself but worried about the emperor and other officials refuses to obey.
One day, he was presenting the emperor with a stag and said, "This is a horse."
The officials feared Zhao's authority and despotic power; therefore they agreed with one voice, "Yes, this is a horse!"
This story is a satire on whoever didn't tell from the truth. Nowadays, peoples used to say, "Calling a Stag a Horse" as the peoples who confounds right and wrong.
· 14 年前