In a freezing cold night, a renowned human rights advocate
walked out of his warm home to attend an important EU
meeting about human rights in today's world, but was
stopped just outside the front gate by an elderly homeless
man in T shirt and shorts.
"Sir, can you spare a sweater or jumper or coat for
me? I'm running a fever and afraid I might freeze to death
tonight," pled the homeless man.
The human rights fighter gave the requirement a kind consideration,
and said: "My heart is bleeding for you, my dear fellow
citizen, but if I give away my clothes, I may catch cold
as well, then who is going to fight for the human rights
of millions of millions of poor and oppressed people around
the world? Let's think of it, what's more important? One
life or millions of millions of people's happiness? We shouldn't
be too selfish, should me?"
Having said that, the human rights advocate resolutely left
the dying homeless man to continue his fight for the millions
of millions of people's human