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A Real Teacher
by Roger Thomson

I was walking with a friend past a wonderful Buddha statue just as a school teacher was talking to a group of seven year olds. We heard
her say: "This man began a religion based on kindness. He believed that we should be kind to all creatures, even spiders."
I felt deeply that, whatever I ever tell anybody about Buddhism, it would never be more to the point than that. I felt humbled in the presence of such a clear minded teacher.

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