Keep cool at peoples stupidity and insensitivities


True or not, a delightfully quick and entertaining read. To be so clever Thanks Irene

Reflections and Nightmares- Irene A Waters (writer and memoirist)

An (allegedly) true story told about Gandhi …..

When Gandhi was studying law at the University College of London, There was a professor, whose last name was Peters, who felt animosity
toward Gandhi, and because Gandhi never conceded to him in any disagreement, their “arguments” were very common.

One day, Mr Peters was having lunch at the dining room of the University and Gandhi came along with his tray and sat next to him. The professor, in his arrogance, said, “Mr Gandhi: you do not understand… A pig and a bird do not sit together to eat,” to what Gandhi replied, “You do not worry professor, I’ll fly away,” and he went and sat at another table.

Mr Peters, enraged, decided to take revenge on Gandhi on the next test, but Gandhi responded brilliantly to all questions. Then, Mr Peters asked him the following question, “Mr Gandhi, if you are…

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2 thoughts on “Keep cool at peoples stupidity and insensitivities

  1. Carole Webber May 31, 2014 / 7:59 am

    Great story ! I would like to think it was true.

    • fictionfitz May 31, 2014 / 8:15 am

      if nothing else, provides us some terrific lines

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