One would think, that the lifelong tragedy of war would unite, rather than divide. As I watch the inevitable unravel in the land of Elisar by the sea..I ponder, What is it..that makes this tiny land a battlefield of ideologies? Devine..mundane..with a degree of vanity when faced with the indescribable amount of distress and anguish such battles beget.
The usual cliche when it comes to war and peace, is the Beatles’ “Give Peace a Chance”, but in Lebanon’s case..our cry out is “Give Life a Chance”, for it seems that underneath the layers and layers of useless notes taken in meetings, round tables, press conferences, party meetings, alliances gatherings, strikes...are more layers of international indifference to the Human Plight of innocent people.
Pawns..of Flesh, on a real life Chess Board, Black on one side..white on the other, and ironically..both antagonists have the same view from above the board, they're the white..and the opposite is the black! The question remains..why are the pawns in on this?
No Ideology..no cause..justifies Death of innocence, no one has the right to decide that innocent people's misery is the road to salvation. Salvation..is in letting children play on the beach..fly kites and dream of their favorite flavour of ice cream.
Selfish zealists who think they hold the keys of Heaven and Hell should re-read the Noble sayings of people past..The Repudiation of Harm is more important than the yield of Benediction.
Whether we agree with one side or the other in this escalating conflict, we can never escape our moral responsibility, we cannot suppress the human instinct of Justice, people have had enough..of death, of blood, of politics, of games and of fear.
Let Lebanon Live.