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Reader comment on item: The Mystical Menace of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Jan 11, 2006 at 23:27


I would like to believe that, once given free access to information the victims of the dishonest Imams and Mullahs would give those bozos the boot....

It is even more difficult to imagine that this actually goes on nationally and is sanctioned by the Iranian fundamentalist government. Well, it's not only sanctioned, but required.

Sounds like a prescription for mass psychosis, to me.

"Stephen Crittenden: I want to take you back to the beginning of this interview when we were talking about the idea of symptoms and pathologies. Is it true that Islam in some of its manifestations is a form of mass psychosis, in the way that Nazism was? I mean you talk about Fascism, in the way that Nazism was a form of mass psychosis, and if so, is Western success perhaps what's at the heart of that psychosis?

Farid Esack: Islam, at some levels in many Muslim societies does function as a form of mass psychosis. When you look at the rhetoric and the language and so on in mosques and so on, it is a form of mass psychosis that does take people away from any kind of creative engagement with the faith."

Yes, I guess Iran really is a zombie factory.

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