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The People In My Village

I recently read an a version of the following story, though I don't recall where.  Please let me know if you know the origin. 

An elderly man was sitting quietly on a bench in his village when a stranger approached him.

"Good morning sir.  I am looking for a new village to live in and would like to know what the people are like here?"
"What were the people like in your last village?", asked the elder.
"They were dishonest and mean.  I was always being treated unfairly."
"I see.  The people in this village are like that too."

The stranger continued on to the next village.  A while later, another wanderer approached the elder.
 
"Good morning sir.  I am looking for a new village to live in and would like to know what the people are like in this village?"
"What were the people like in your last village?", asked the elder.
"Fabulous! They were the kindest, most generous people you would ever want to meet."
"I see.  The people in this village are like that too."

The second wanderer thanked the elder and happily settled into life in his new village.