August 21, 2004Top
* Beating our own
What is all this Iran-bashing? [Unhappy
campers] These olympiad events
are nothing but a super huge advertising market, a big bazaar, if you
they have always been and the parade does not signify anything at all,
to the extent that some athletes even choose not to attent so they
can preserve their energy for a better performance. How could you expect
something as infinitsimally insignificant such as this, to represent
a country's overall integrity?
and do you really think anyone cares what country bags how many or
of what type of medals? I could not even begin to understand why
you and others on this page are using the image portrayed by the iranian
athletes both during the opening ceremony and the first few days of the
competition, against iran and all iranians of the world?
you need to ask yourself a very serious question that supposedly if
the iranians were dressed accroding to your standards and were more
colorfully accessorized, to please your taste, would anyone had regarded
that as an enlightening fact about them after the games were over? you
and i both know that it would not have changed their image a darn bit.
Shame on us for not having gold medalists in the world or becuase we
dressed differently than everybody else on the field? Shame on us for
carrying a long-revered tradition of observing and respecting our holy
religious figures, and not breaking it down and go crazy and feel jovial!
in front of all those cameras?
I think that a crucial burden of shame is due upon those who make it a habit
of constantly taking advantage of a situation to berate their own fellow countrymen.
August 21, 2004
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