“That is not necessary,” said the master. “Your test consists of only one question upon which hinges your fate.”
The student was clearly puzzled. His teacher continued. “The question is this: You have an adversary who is many miles away and it will take a journey of three days in order to fight him. What is the one most important thing you must be sure of before you fight with him?”
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