A blog post by Nash Suleiman of Visions Projection about Wednesday’s SMEx social hour on blogging and alternative media in Lebanon ended like this:

Arab meetings in general consist of meeting up and talking, then forming a committee to analyze that discussion which in return will pass it to another group to approve the talks and initiate another talk session. We have the chance here to change all that and turn these ideas into something that can benefit those who will follow our footsteps and marks so they can lead instead of catching up. We are harvesting the sins and irresponsibility or those who preceded us, let not pass it on to the next generation by documenting it and criticizing it without doing something about it.

Read the rest of his analysis here.