This week’s roundup of Lebanese blogs for Global Voices Online:
Maya@NYC and Ana Min Beirut are back with the male-female debate. Maya@NYC started the deliberation like this:
In the morning, the reflection in my bathroom mirror is just a façade. It
carries nothing in it. Just shapes, colors, forms. I am not there. I am in
someone’s mind, on someone’s thoughts, in someone’s heart. In someone’s eyes.
There are men that look you in the eyes. They look at you intensely and make
every effort to hear your laugh.
For us men, that experience is much much less philosophical or existential if
you want. Of course we do look at the mirror to size up the shape of that ever
growing gut and we pat it in and out trying to make it disappear or we can just
turn half-way so that the angle is such that we see no gut. Of course we do
stand and flex those muscles and say to ourselves: “Damn, those muscles put that
Schwarzenegger dude to shame”.
Light travels faster than sound.This is why some people appear bright until you hear them
He who laughs last, thinks slowest.
Those who live by the sword get
shot by those who don’t.
Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented
Perpetual Refugee is the Lebanese blogger who wrote about his experience while working in Israel. Perpetual Refugee stopped blogging for a while after the latest Israeli war against Lebanon. He returned to blogging this week with a post in which he says: