We tend to be angry all the time, and for good reasons. But what about using ridicule? We are after all a very small country. That we are able to be so divided is, let’s face it, pathetic.
But it’s not all black and white. Some Lebanese – perhaps most – are truly awesome.
I stumbled upon this funny Ad by SawtBeirut on YouTube and provided the English translation for those who don’t speak Lebanese (actors, actresses, excuse mistakes in spelling your names).
The following video has been approved by the Republic of Sarcasm.
I’m Firas Alam, Shiite, from the Republic of Baalbeck Hermel.
I’m Elias Melki, Orthodox, from the Republic of Northern Koura.
I’m Mirna, a Maronite from Maronistan, and this is my ID.
I’m Muhammad Ayoubi, Sunni, from the Islamic State of Tripoli.
I’m Ren, Catholic, from the Kingdom of Zahleh Dar El Salam.
I’m Agob Gechechyan, Armenian from the Independent Republic of Burj Hammoud.
I’m Reem Bou Chafra, Druze from the Mutasarrifate of Greater Chouf and this is my sister Sally.
So Hi everyone. I’m Joey Ayoub, from the Kingdom of Zahleh Dar El Salam. Go Lions!
Update. Powerful video released today on the protest mentioned above