No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. — Steve Jobs
Billions of photos are shot every year, and about the toughest thing a photographer can do is invent an original, deeply personal, instantly recognizable visual style. — Jerry Saltz.
Welcome to a new post of Lebanese POW, gathering photos from Ashura, Beirut International Marathon, and other remarkable things that happened this week.
What creates freedom? A revolution in the streets? Mass protest? Civil war? A change of government? The ousting of the old guard and its replacement by the new? History, more often than not, shows that hopes raised by such events are often dashed, sooner rather than later.– Jonathan Sacks.
Welcome to a new Lebanese POW edition for this week, gathering photos from the latest protest against the extension of the parliament, without forgetting Ashura and the astonishing images local photographers took from Lebanon.