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Online Lana Reverse

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Protests in Iran
« on: January 02, 2018, 11:54:33 pm »
http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/30/world/iran-protests-issues/index.html

While I'd like to believe this might not be a repeat of 2009, I don't want to get my hopes up.
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Re: Protests in Iran
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2018, 12:10:58 am »
"Reza Shah Rest in Peace" -- Or, we'd rather have the secular dictator than the theocratic ones.
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Re: Protests in Iran
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2018, 04:52:47 pm »
"Reza Shah Rest in Peace" -- Or, we'd rather have the secular dictator than the theocratic ones.

TBH, all other things equal, I'd probably make the same choice. Then again, I'm an atheist, so take that as you will.
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Re: Protests in Iran
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2018, 04:59:57 pm »
"Reza Shah Rest in Peace" -- Or, we'd rather have the secular dictator than the theocratic ones.

TBH, all other things equal, I'd probably make the same choice. Then again, I'm an atheist, so take that as you will.

Yeah, but I'd rather they be calling for Mohammad Mossadegh than the Shah.
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It doesn't concern you, Sister, that kind of absolutist view of the universe? Right and wrong determined solely by a single all-knowing, all powerful being whose judgment cannot be questioned and in whose name the most horrendous acts can be sanctioned without appeal?

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The plural of "anecdote" is not "data."

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Be weird, cause normal is boring.

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From my rotting body, flowers will grow and I am in them and that is eternity.