Hot Chocolate Parable: sometimes we get so busy worrying and eyeing others containers that we forget how good our life really is. The cup does not define us, it is the hot chocolate inside the cup - that is who we really are.
We all wear a mask throughout our life that we believe defines who we are. We are defined by our appearances, wealth, or knowledge. Hamlet realizes that we are all going to take off our masks at death. Underneath our mask we are all inherently the same.