New arrival casts light on old problem

New arrival casts light on old problem

Sometimes it takes a new arrival to make an inquest into the national psyche of Lebanon, and people’s complacency in it. “The war is in our minds” is one of the best encapsulations of why the Lebanese are constantly fearing war.  Read the whole article, connecting outrage over the lack of electricity, which I now also find normal, to entrenched sectarianism and the grab what you can culture.  http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/tomorrow-when-the-war-began/334/

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