We Are So Blind

A Very Wise Cab Driver Named Mohammed
A Very Wise Cab Driver Named Mohammed

He said, “The people who are born here and never leave to see other places have no idea what they have. They can not understand the freedoms and blessings they have”.

He went on, “Paved roads, schools everywhere, hospitals everywhere, freedom of speech, democracy”. (He contrasted these against the Blood Diamond culture he grew up with)

Mohammed is a very wise man. He is a Father, and a cab driver. He is from western Africa, Sierra Leone. And he came to America six years ago. Our 25 minutes together yesterday was eye-opening.

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.