Hello, Lebanon. It’s me, your friendly Green Patriot. I’m sure you’ve all heard about our latest explosion–the sixth in less than four weeks. A suicide bomber in a car conducted the attack, killing four people and wounding 31 others. According to the news, the Lebanese branch of Nusra Front claims this attack. 

My fellow Lebanese, we are disintegrating in a fashion that is unprecedented. Enough of this. Haven’t we had enough? The explosions are occurring in a Sunni-Shi’ite tit-for-tat fashion. Who is paying the price? Civilians. Children. People who did not ask to be a part of this conflict. None of them are martyrs–the term martyr implies that they were conscious and willing to die for a political cause. They were victims.

Let us stop for a minute and examine our country. It’s falling apart and our people are exhausted. If we keep this enough we will no longer have the psychological space for hope! Enough of this, Lebanon! 

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