Lebanon is a small country. In fact, the CIA describes the nation to be “about one-third the size of Maryland” (see Area Comparison map). The “open-culture” mantra of Lebanese society makes it relatively more susceptible to change and adaptation. French occupation. Large numbers of Arab and Armenian refugees. The spread of the English-dominated Internet and social media. … More Lebanese Today: Is it a new Language or are they just Lazy?
Writing in the real world is different; academia, with all due respect, does not take the cake. To read vivid descriptions of distant locations, of islands surrounded by nothing but clear, blue everythings; to empathize with and actually feel the plight of a war-torn country as described by some brilliant writer; that is real writing. As an art, writing takes … More Writing, an art? Pffft. Oh, wait.