“Oh my God! It’s a scorpion!” she said, her voice quivering with a mix of fear and relief. She killed the scorpion and then turned to console her son.
“I think the question you should ask is what if something happens? We can’t bury our heads in the sand hoping nothing will happen. We must weigh the risks and act wisely. But to answer your question, like those eggs in the parable, I think it’s better to pay four naira knowing that if you don’t use it, it is helping someone else, than to pay fifty naira all alone because you don’t want to share. What do you think?”