Layman John was discussing the finer points of the Dharma with Geshe Damchos Yontan at his Lam Rim Centre in Wales. They were deeply into such things as prajnaparamita, madhyamaka and emptiness. They were both quite excited by their discussion. Suddenly Geshe-la stopped and looked at Layman John.
“John!” he said, “When were you last kind?”