Hello, Lebanon. It’s me, your friendly Green Patriot. In the spirit of the fighting that’s been going on lately, I’d like to remind everyone of what we did to each other, ourselves, and our nation not too long ago. Here we go:

Martyr’s Square in 1975, just the beginning of our civil war.

This place is unrecognizable:

Here’s what we did some of our very own:

Sadly, there’s plenty more where those images came from. My fellow Lebanese, think about what we could be getting ourselves into. We’ve suffered from chronic political instability and sporadic violence for years now, and the time frame between our bursts of political tension is decreasing. Let’s ask ourselves…do we really want to risk doing this to ourselves and each other again?