Inventive General


During a momentous battle, a Japanese general
decided to attack even though his army was
greatly outnumbered. He was confident they
would win, but his men were filled with doubt.
On the way to the battle, they stopped at a
religious shrine.
After praying with the men, the general took
out a coin and said, “I shall now toss this coin.
If it is heads, we shall win. If tails, we shall lose.
Destiny will now reveal itself.”
He threw the coin into the air and all watched
intently as it landed. It was heads.
The soldiers were so overjoyed and filled with
confidence that they vigorously attacked the
enemy and were  victorious. After the battle, a lieutenant remarked to the general,
“No one can change destiny.”

“Quite right,” the general replied as…