Comment: Such a sad video

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Such a sad video

So much angst. Of course a lot of this has been caused by the western governments of the world (mainly USA and UK). It has been such a struggle for many generations of Iranians. Many of their great minds and activists were killed or silenced a long time ago. A movie that helped me understand the history of Iran and the struggles they had to go through is linked below, Persepolis, a 2007 French animated film based on Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. The story follows a young girl as she comes of age against the backdrop of the Iranian Revolution.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK_XsZsc3ms

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
"Gold is the money of kings; silver is the money of gentlemen; barter is the money of peasants; but debt is the money of slaves."