Category Quotes

One billion worldwide suffer from hunger

“The silent hunger crisis – affecting one-sixth of all of humanity – poses a serious risk for world peace and security…It’s the first time in human history that we have so many hungry people in the world…And that’s a contradiction, because a lot of the world is very rich despite the economic crisis.” Advertisements

bell curve

“Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.” – George Carlin now think lebanese now think fourteeners now think… whatever just think

التطرف كل الحقـيقـة والاعتدال نصف الباطل

Extremism is the whole truth; neutralism is half the shit.

Atrocity Sanitized

“My parents live in the the city center, and the Israeli war planes attacked people and locations all around them. Over 50 “targets”by 60 warplanes, read the headlines in Haaretz. And over 220 killed- in broad daylight; in the after-school rush.Like a movie tagline. Or a game. If you say it enough times, it does […]

Palestinians: Right to remain silent while killed

“… today’s horrific attacks mark only a change in Israel’s method of killing Palestinians recently. In recent months they died mostly silent deaths, the elderly and sick especially, deprived of food and necessary medicine by the two year-old Israeli blockade calculated and intended to cause suffering and deprivation to 1.5 million Palestinians, the vast majority […]

Palestinian blood for Israeli elections

“As in years past, the yardstick by which all candidates in Israeli elections are measured is their security (re: war) credentials… … they must prove they too can flaunt international law, expropriate land, dismiss as self-inflicted the suffering and hardships of an occupied people, and more importantly, shed Palestinian blood. What better testing ground than […]

Lebanon: Dichotomies R Us

Dichotomy: a division into two especially mutually exclusive or contradictory groups or entities, “the dichotomy between theory and practice”… For example, Tajaddod Youth quotes Nassib Lahoud as saying: “I am a Maronite when I’m not doing politics”, and the writer believes that this is “certainly one of my [his] favourites from a politician. [He believes] […]