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Parsa Parsa (@Parsa) replied to Dakho (@Dakho) on Pinned comment
Thanks for the feedback. I agree about Roudaki. Perhaps because most of his poetry didn't survive. Shahnameh got lucky to have survived which in itself is another epic story.

Another interesting point about Yeats is that he loved Irish mythology. His favourite story: The Legend of Cu Chulainn, whi ... Read more
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The range of slogans are interesting: This is very recent:
چهارشنبه ۲۷ دیماه ۱۳۹۶ جوانان ایرانی بار دیگر با فریاد «نه غزه نه لبنان جانم فدای ایران» در آمل به خیابان ها آمدند Iranian people have no doubts the Islamic Republic has betrayed their country many times over.
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What I noticed in some of the media coverage of MEK demonstrations outside of Iran the shots were in big closeups so the audience would think it was happing in Iran, with small group of people waving posters of Rajavi and Maryam. Obviously some Western governments have vested interests in MEK so the ... Read more
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Drawing comparisons with Syria is not correct. Iran is a different country, different culture, language and history. However, IRI has created the largest groups of mercenaries, more than any country ever, perhaps in modern history. They are not just the army but Basijes and Revolutionary Guards amon ... Read more
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Rouhani needs to acknowledge that IRI has gone too far: economic mismanagement, human rights abuses, corruption, oppression of people’s freedom, damaging the image of the country in the world continuously since 1979, plundering the country’s resources as if there was no tomorrow, forcing millions of ... Read more
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Parsa Parsa (@Parsa) replied to Dakho (@Dakho) on Pinned comment
Thanks for your thoughtful comments. I am with you on secularism. I don’t think there is any system that is not vulnerable to corruption. Human vices are capable of spoiling the finest political system. I think secularism is a lot of hard work in fact. It’s much easier to have a supreme leader or a ... Read more
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Van Cathedral. The cathedral was established in 1606, dedicated to the hundreds of thousands of Armenian deportees that were resettled by Shah Abbas I during the Ottoman War of 1603-1618

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The Saint Stepanos Monastery (Armenian: Սուրբ Ստեփանոս վանք, Surb Stepanos Vank; Persian: کلیسای سن استپانوس, Kelisā-ye San Estepānus), also known in Armenian as Maghardavank (Մաղարդավանք), is an Armenian monastery located about 15 km northwest of the city of Julfa in the province of East Azarbaijan ... Read more
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The Chapel of Dzordzor (Armenian: Ծոր Ծորի Սուրբ Աստվածածնի մատուռ, Azerbaijani: Zurzur kilsəsi,[1] Persian: کلیسای زور زور), is part of an Armenian monastery located in Maku County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran, on Zangmar River near the village of Baron. The monastery had its heyday in the fourt ... Read more
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The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus (Armenian: Սուրբ Թադէոսի վանք, Surb Tadeosi vank' ; Persian: کلیسای حضرت تادئوس, Kelisā-ye Ḥaẓrat-e Tādeus) is an ancient Armenian monastery in the mountainous area of West Azerbaijan Province, Iran.



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Parsa Parsa (@Parsa) replied to iraj (@iraj) on Pinned comment
www.opendemocracy.net/paul-rogers/trump-pence-jerusalem-christian-zionism-connection
"To talk about the power of the “Jewish lobby” in the United States is actually misleading when the more correctly described “Israel lobby” wields far more electoral power thanks to its reinforcement by Chri ... Read more
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Parsa Parsa (@Parsa) on Pinned comment
Glad you and your husband managed to get out of the organisation while you still could!

Over the years in different parts of the world I have met many ex-members. Disillusioned, they had left MEK to have a life. You and Massoud and a handful of other remembers are unique, in dedicating your time i ... Read more
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بیداری، همدردی و همبستگی در برابر ستم.
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One of the most powerful confessional monologue I have ever heard!
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Parsa Parsa (@Parsa) replied to ayatoilet (@ayatoilet) on Pinned comment
Systems are setup by people:

Political instinct does not belong to a particular group unless a group excludes others from being politically active. The model of exclusion, regardless of what is called, is a model that organised crime syndicate use. Monopolising the political realm for the benefit o ... Read more
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