The Story of the Camel and the Counter


The following is a short story I distribute to my beginning undergraduate accounting students and those graduate students who are finishing their master’s degrees. It is intended to stimulate their reading comprehension and ignite their critical thinking as to how numbers play such an important role in business as in life. It was influenced by a sermon a priest delivered many years ago at a service I once attended:

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