An old legend tells of a traveler attempting to circle the globe who found himself trapped in quicksand. As he slowly sank, Confucius came by and said, “Confucius say it is evident man should avoid such situations.” And he went on his way.
Mohammed came by and said, “Alas, it is the will of Allah,” and went on his way.
Buddha came by and said, “Let this man’s dilemma be an illustration for many.” And he went on his way.
Krishna came by and said, “Better luck next time,” and went on his way.
Jesus Christ came by, reached out to the man, and pulled him out.