August 21, 2004Top
* So much gall
It is so sad to read what the author of "How
about just doing your job?" has to say about Shirin Ebadi.
Itís so sad it hurts. If the author is right, then I have missed just
about the whole boat. If most Persians feel like her, then it will be a cold
day in hell before I see self-rule
How can some people expect so much from others??? According to the
author, having won the Nobel Peace prize, Shirin Ebadi should have seeked
immunity from a Western country, and given up her life to EXPOSE the
Ebadi is described as individualistic, cowardly, timid, afraid,
and driven by a lust for money! How could some people have so much gall?!
Havenít we had enough of sitting around blaming others for our
problems? Where does it end?
Shirin Ebadi didnít fail us. We never supported her, never sponsored
her, never paid her way. Most of us never knew who she was before she
was chosen as the best human being on earth in 2003. How could she have
I am proud of Shirin Ebadi. If I were her, I would hate the ungrateful,
useless people of Iran, but would carry on my work because I love the
land of Iran. I would hope that if Iran is proud and prosperous some
day, it can produce a better people- not the whining, grudging, half-way
friends we call our people.
Ever wonder why, with so many Persians against the mullahs, we still
live under their rule? The answer is simple: most Persians, like the
author, are absolutists: "my way or no way"! They have
no understanding of organization when it comes to working together. Anybody
who can read and write wants to coach the Noble Peace Prize winner.
can not come together, you can not work as a team, until you have a
certain discipline and hierarchy. At some point, you need to support
You need to contribute instead of criticize. Just do YOUR job.
August 21, 2004
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