“She never knew you but she would be so proud of who you have become.
Joseph Cox lives in Modiin, Israel with his wife and six children and is the author of City on the Heights, a thriller about transforming the Middle East (available on Kindle and via Book Depository).
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I lived in their world. But I did not share their reality.
I still remember the day the kid showed up. I worked on the forty-third floor of a San Francisco offices tower. In a city that admired flatness, bureaucratic and corporate, some industries still valued exclusivity. I was in one of those lines of work. I was a venture capitalist. Not just any venture capitalist though, […]
Mohammed read, and Mohammed interpreted. He heard the voices telling him that the Chinese, communist materialists, were the enemies of Islam.
He was there so I could convince him that was a bad idea.
“First,” he continues, “Why didn’t you abort your son?”
After 66 generations of hardship, of a universe set against us, we have turned on ourselves. And the results are more destructive than anything else we have suffered.
I spun out a story about a proud black man, a cop, killed in the line of duty.