Stockwatch: The Sting Of The Scorpion
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In Aesop's fable of the scorpion and the frog, a scorpion convinces a frog to carry it across a stream on its back with the protection that if the scorpion stings the frog, both will drown. After being stung by the scorpion half way across, as both are sinking the frog asks the scorpion, "why?" The scorpion answers, "I had no choice, it's in my nature."