Saturday, June 4, 2016

Lebanon's history via pop culture 64

Beirut and the longing for the times gone by. Every generation takes refuge in a pink past which was much more somber for those who lived it, and every new set of people take refuge in erroneous reminiscences of the past, thinking that it was perfect. Yet not understanding that it was their parents’ era is what led to what they currently live.  Jeremiah did say: “The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge.”