Thursday, August 03, 2006

Thought for the Day

A pious man explained to his followers: It is evil to take lives and noble to save them. Each day I pledge to save a hundred lives. I drop my net in the lake and scoop out a hundred fishes. I place the fishes on the bank, where they flop and twirl. "Don't be scared," I tell those fishes. "I am saving you from drowning." Soon enough, the fishes grow calm and lie still. Yet, sad to say, I am always too late. The fishes expire. And because it is evil to waste anything, I take those dead fishes to market and I sell them for a good price. With the money I receive, I buy more nets so I can save more fishes.
----- Anonymous


Anonymous Shankar said...

Hope I was one among those Hundres Fish. :-). You get what I said... yes, is there somebody to save me. :-)

11:31 PM  
Blogger Sudhi said...

But it is said that : It is evil to take lives and noble to save them.In my opinion you are a different species of fish that cannot be caught under any net or trap. so cheer up and enjoy your life.

11:37 PM  

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