自命不凡的学者A Pretentious Scholar
A pretentious scholar was keen to show off. One day when he was being rowed across a stream, he asked the boatman: ”Do you understand philosophy?”
“No, sir, ” said the boatman. “Then, ” said the scholar, “one-fourth of your life is gone.” After a while he asked again, “Do you know geology?” “Nothing at all,” said the boatman.
“Well, that makes one half of your life gone,” said the scholar. Just then the boat suddenly tipped over. The boatman asked: ”Can you swim?”
The scholor said, gasping for breath: ”No. ” “Then your whole life is gone,” said the boatman.
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