Monthly Archives: July 2012

India takes a stand with Lebanon

We all know of the situation of electricity of Lebanon, for all I know I grew up with it. I do not remember the electricity ever being available 24 hours per day. This is why I chose never to comment on … Continue reading

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10 things I love about Lebanon

One of the unique conversations I had with one of the readers on my blog, was related to a comment that the reader had posted saying that even though she earns 3 times the average salary in Lebanon, has nothing to really … Continue reading

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Socrates and myslef in Lebanon

To this very day, I still do not know what caused my blog post ” Lebanon: A BrainDead Country” to go viral accumulating thousands of hits every day. All I know for sure is that the comments, both from haters and supporters, … Continue reading

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The Lebanese struggle: ‘Compulsory Exile’ vs. ‘Patriotic Sacrifice’

When I first started this blog, it started mainly as an outlet for me to express the struggle I was going through. The struggle that still haunts me every single day to this day, the struggle of almost every young … Continue reading

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…إذا كان رمضان كريم، فالدولة اللبنانية أكرم

 في عز المصائب التي تنهال على البلد وفي عز الإنتقاد لأداء مؤسسات الدولة، قرت الحكومة اللبنانية مجابهة التحديات ووابل الإنتقادات بتخفيض ساعات عمل الدوام الرسمي من ثماني ساعات غير منتجة إلى ٤ ساعات عقيمة. فيما قد يبدو القرار منافياً لأي منطق، يأتي … Continue reading

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الله تبعي أقوى من الله تبعك

كثر الكلام عن مدى تعايش الطوائف فيما بينها قبل الحرب الأهلية التي فتكت بالبلاد وسكانها، كلام تغنى فيه اهلنا وأجدادنا الذين ما زالوا أحياء، كلام لم يرى منه جيلي إلا أوصاف على ألسنة، كلام درسنا ما يدحضه في كتب التاريخ (كل حسب طائفة … Continue reading

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Rewarding Vandalism, Expelling Intellect

Living abroad, away from my my homeland, my childhood friends and my parents who have no other born child but myself, I often ask myself the question: Why did I decide to travel so far and reside in a land where I … Continue reading

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