Salmons Joy

Master Lie-Zi was taking a walk with his students. While walking to the bridge to cross the river, they saw fishes jumping out of water during play. Master said: “Look how free and carefree the salmons are playing in the river! This is their joy.”
“How do you know, master, what is their joy?” argued one student. “You are not a salmon”
“How do you know, that I´m not a salmon?” replied the master. “You are not me!”

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