And when he saw his eyes were gone
He offered no complaint
He summoned up a vision
And made himself a saint
Delmar O'Donnell: But how'd he know about the treasure?
Ulysses Everett McGill: The blind are reputed to possess sensitivities compensating for their lack of sight, even to the point of developing paranormal psychic powers. Now, clearly seeing into the future would fall neatly into that category; it's not so surprising then that an organism deprived of its earthly vision...
Pete: He said we wouldn't get it. He said we wouldn't get the treasure we seek on account of our obstacles...
Ulysses Everett McGill: Well what the hell does he know? He's just an ignorant old man.
"I think he sees more than he lets on."
— Gerrard Capashen, flavor text on Blind Seer
"Geez, they have a chick that can read minds, but she can't find the figures they want in a sealed box..."
— Haley Starshine, Order of the Stick
Smith: I wish you could see yourself, Mister Anderson. Blind Messiah...You're a symbol for all of your kind, Mister Anderson. Helpless. Pathetic. Just waiting to be put of your misery. (swings crowbar)
Neo: (ducks, grabs his arms) I can see you.