A figure of salt journeyed for thousands of miles over land, until it finally came to the sea. It was fascinated by this strange moving mass, quite unlike anything it had ever seen before.
"Who are you?" The salt doll asked the sea.
The sea smiled and replied, "Come in and see."
So the salt doll waded in. The farther it walked into the sea, the more it dissolved, until there was only very little of it left. Before that last bit melted away, the doll exclaimed in wonder: "Now I know what I am!"