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How the poor live? 什么叫做贫穷?

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happy family near the beach of a fishing village in Vietnam

One day, a father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the firm purpose of showing his son how poor people live. They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family. On their return from their trip, the father asked his son, “How was the trip?”
“It was great, Dad.”

“Did you see how poor people live?” the father asked.

“Oh yeah,” said the son.

“So, tell me, what did you learn from the trip?” asked the father.

The son answered, “I saw that we have one dog and they had 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 our sight. We have servants who serve us, but they serve others. 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.”

[source : http://zhidao.baidu.com/question/187629410.html]

 

一位亿万富豪想让他的儿子体验什么叫作“贫穷”,于是就把他送到乡下的穷亲戚家去亲身体验。他儿子在乡下住了三天三夜。

在回家的路上,他父亲在车里问他:“你觉得怎么样?”

“很不错”,儿子回答。

“乡下跟我们家有什么区别吗?”父亲又问。

儿子说,有许多不一样。​

1、我们家有一条狗;他们家有四条。

2、我们家院子里有个游泳池,里面是加工处理过的水;他们家有个大池塘,水很 清,里面还游着各种各样的鱼。​

3、我们的花园里有电灯照明;他们的院子里有星星和月亮照明。

4、我家的花园一直到围墙边;他们的院子一直延伸到天边。

5、我们买饭吃;他们做饭吃。​

6、我们听CD;他们听小鸟、青蛙和其它动物的音乐会,当他们在田里工作时,所有这些美妙的音乐都会伴随着他们。

7、我们使用微波炉做饭;可是他们的木材炊饭比我们好吃的多。​

8、我们家四周都是围墙;他们家任何时候门都是开着,迎接朋友们的到来。

9、我们与行动电话,电脑和电视紧密相连;他们与生活紧密相连,蓝天,碧水,绿草,树荫和家庭。

父亲对儿子的观点很吃惊,最后儿子总结说:“谢谢,爸爸!你让我看到我们有多么的贫穷!”

我们一天比一天更贫穷,因为我们已经感受不到上帝为我们创造的大自然。

我们每天想的都是拥有、拥有、拥有、更多的拥有,从来没有想到过存在与奉献。​

[source : http://longquanzs.org/articledetail.php?id=35077]

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