OAG = Blind as a Bat

OAG - Blind as a bat

Readers, when you google this and click on the first link, this is what you find as the possible meanings of the idiom.

  1. Completely blind (although bats are not really blind). He lost his sight in an accident and is as blind as a bat.
  2. Not able to see well. I’m as blind as a bat without my glasses.
  3. Unwilling to recognise problems or bad things. Connie is as blind as a bat when it comes to her daughter’s disgraceful behaviour.

#1 and #2 are physical problems. #3 is a choice one makes

The OAG is #3 = Blind as a bat when it comes to the prime minister and ministers’ disgraceful behaviour.


Drukpa Kinley
This story from Drukpa Kinley

Drukpa Kinley, from the 1400s, is one of Bhutan's foremost saints and yogis. He was known for his crazy methods of enlightening other beings, which earned him the title "The Divine Madman".