The Bird and the Fire
A long time ago two birds were neighbors. They built neighboring nests on the same tree. Their nests were cozy and safe for all their chicks. However, an eagle discovered their nests. The eagle came and ate their chicks and eggs every time they flew to fetch food.
One bird thought, "How can I protect my young from the eagle? The eagle is stronger than me. We're small and we don't like to fight. Let's light a fire in one of the nests. The eagle will smell the smoke, and never come back."
However, the nests were close to each another, and the fire ravaged both nests and everything around.
Moral: Be careful. If you do not know how you do it, you can hurt yourself and others.