The power outage in Lebanon is the definition of commitment; it goes like clockwork. Go on and visit all the countries in the world: you will never find electricity that operates better than a fine Swiss watch. The electricity in Lebanon is like:
Lebanese producers and directors should have learned in the past 5 years that women do not wake up with makeup on and that people do not have fancy breakfasts. Things are getting worse and worse.
#4 Governmental procedures
Doing paperwork is by far the most hated thing in Lebanon. If you’ve never been in a ministry to do some procedures, here’s a brief explanation of the hell that people go through. It’s like playing snakes and ladders; you keep climbing and falling.
The first person you meet on the ground floor will send you to the third floor. Then another person will tell you to go to the second floor and so on and so forth.
It’s still slow but not slower than politicians deciding on a new electoral law.
It’s better to get used to traffic jams and start getting used to spending most of your time in your car.
#7 Our great sense of humor
This is the only thing that should never change. Laughing off things that make us mad, like the ones mentioned above, is our coping mechanism.
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