Artificial pearls

He said: Let’s go for a swim in the ocean.

She said: why do we need to go to the ocean when we have a swimming pool?

He said: so what’s the point of deep diving in the world of artificial pearls?

She shrugged her shoulders and said: would that make it a lesser pearl if it is artificial?

He pondered for moments then said: in the hand of a careless child, a masterpiece china is nothing but a shiny toy. 

He then continued: eventually, life is nothing but an experience. The experiences could be the same but what matters is only the perception of that experience.