Saturday, July 30, 2011

谁富?谁穷?Who Is Rich & Who Is Poor?

One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live.

They spent a couple of days and night on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family.

On their return from their trip, the father ask his son: "How was the trip?"

"It was great, Dad!"

"Did you see how poor people live?" the father ask.

"Oh yeah!" said the son.

"So, tell me, what you learn from the trip?" ask the father.

The son answer, "I saw that we have one dog, and they have four. We have a pool that reaches to the middle of our garden and they have a creek that has no end..."

"....We have imported lanterns in our garden and they have the stars at night. Our patio reaches to the front yard and they have the whole horizon. We have a small piece of land to live on and they have fields that go beyond....."

"....We have servants who serve us but they serve other. We buy our food, but they grow theirs. We have walls around our property to protect us, they have friends to protect them.

The boy's father was speechless.

Then his son added: " Thanks dad for showing me how poor we are."








儿子回答说:“发觉,我们一条狗他们有四条;我们拥有一个直达花园正中的游泳池他们却拥有一条没有尽头的小溪... ...