و ماذا يعني تحرير لبنان من الاحتلال اذا كانت إرادة شعبه مسلوبه بعد التحرير؟! و ماذا يعني تحرير نهر اذا بات ملوثاً بعد تحريره؟! و ماذا يعني تحرير جبل اذا صار محرقاً للنفايات بعد تحريره؟! و ماذا يعني اعادة بناء مربعاً دمره العدو اذا مازال يفتقد الى الخدمات و طريق آمن للمشاة و الأطفال بعدContinue reading “Thought of Today: July 31, 2018 at 01:53PM”
Most people in Lebanon are living impossible lives. They are held hostage by their circumstances. They would leave if they can. And then there are the mafia leaders and/or the bourgeois…. with their dreamy mansions on mountain tops, and extravagant cars … they enjoy, carefree, exploiting Lebanon’s lack of legislation and cheap refugee-related mostly-illegal labor.Continue reading “Thought of Today: July 24, 2018 at 04:21PM”
One day, the thieves of Lebanon will be hung in Public arenas. And all their pictures will be taken down and burnt.
In Lebanon, everything is connected to everything. There are no partial solutions. Comprehensive solution or none.
The “Arab Spring” was the beginning and not the end of a continuous shock waves to come to the Arab world. No nation has less imagined characters than the Arab nations…. a product of haphazard borders drawn by French and Birtish diplomats in 1918 who ignored history, geography, economy, culture, and religion. For example, SouthContinue reading “Thought of Today: July 22, 2018 at 02:21AM”
لا أمانع من وجود قانون يعاقب على ازدراء الأديان، اذا كان مقابله قانون يعاقب على ازدراء العقل. I don’t mind a law that penalizes the contempt of religions if there was a law at the same time that penalizes the contempt of mind.
Today, there are estimated 80,000 giraffes, 200,000 wolves, 250,000 chimpanzees. Compared to… 1,500,000,000 cattle, 400,000,000 dogs, and 7,000,000,000 humans. We have taken over the world. “Perhaps 65 million years from now, intelligent rats will look back gratefully on the decimation wrought by humankind, just as we today can thank that dinosaur-busting asteroid” Yuval Harari #species
Medieval times: Peasants lived frugally Aristocrats lives extravagantly Today: Poor and middle class live extravagantly on credit card and hyper consumerism. Rich and Successful Entrepreneurs live frugally on careful budgets and invest. #sapiens
The US population spends more money on diets that the amount needed to feed all the hungry people in the rest of the world. #sapiens #badspecies
Capitalism founded America not vice versa. Settlements in America in 17th century were established by joint-stock companies such as the London Company, the Plymouth Company, the Dorchester Company, and the Massachusetts Company. The Mississippi Company, chartered in France, colonized the lower Mississippi valley, establishing New Orleans. The Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie (VOC) was chartered in 1602Continue reading “Thought of Today: July 14, 2018 at 08:40PM”