Friday, April 8, 2016

Lebanon's history via pop culture 38

The Stockholm syndrome? You know the one where kidnappers sympathize with their captors? As epitomized by Birgitta Lundblad, Elisabeth Oldgren, Kristin Ehnmark and Sven Safstrom. No, it is the Beirut Syndrome as shown by every resilient Lebanese who loves Beirut, the city that kicks him to his teeth daily. But we still thrive and come back wanting more.