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Iran Frozen in Time

I started reading “Reading Lolita in Tehran” by Azar Nafisi because now, right now, Iranians are again trying to be free. They rise up, every once in a while to attempt to throw off the oppressive reign of the Mullahs, … Continue reading

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Iran, Ketman and the Bomb

As I was reading through Czeslaw Milosz’s book “The Captive Mind” I came across a curious concept. In describing the state of mind of Polish intellectuals forced to live and work under communist totalitarianism, Milosz borrowed an arcane principle from Persian/Islamic/Shiite tradition – namely … Continue reading

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