A Separate State of Mind | A Blog by Elie Fares
Entitlement. The word thrown around so loosely lately it’s become the go-to term in Lebanese politics, especially when it comes to Christians and their – forgive me, our – rights.
As such, I have decided to make a list of things Lebanese Christians think are entitled to but are not:
We are not entitled to vote for our half of parliament all by ourselves.
We are not entitled to have laws that govern us and only us.
We are not entitled to legislate in ways that only benefit us and pretend it’s for the common good of all.
We are not entitled to vote for an MP solely because he Crosses himself when he “prays.”
We are not entitled to play victims all the time, at every single turn.
We are not entitled to blame the Sunnis and only the Sunnis for our predicament in the country.
We are not…
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