The saint then kept picking up the scorpion to save it, but it kept on stinging the saint. And this went on and on.
Upon seeing this, the other saint said, "Why are you doing this? Don't save the scorpion. Let it die."
The first saint replied, "If this scorpion is not giving up its nature to bite, then, why should I give up my nature to save him?"
Yet we are blinded by our own poison to see the ways of the humble sage.