Comment by Sassan K. on July 27, 2011 at 3:21am

NO. Cyrus the Great name in Farsi is actually Kouroush; Cyrus is the English/Greek equivalent.

Comment by Sassan K. on July 27, 2011 at 3:21am

Did you know that Cyrus the Great is revered near a prophet-like figure in the Torah?

Comment by Sassan K. on July 27, 2011 at 3:22am

I have a couple of more videos including another beheading that is almost done being uploaded.

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on July 27, 2011 at 3:30am

It appears that Islam has been reduced to a near secular level of symbolism in Iran - at least that bodes well for reducing the implications of nuclear threat from the country.  Oh, just as a side note, the plural of sheep is just sheep, not 'sheeps'.

Comment by Sassan K. on July 27, 2011 at 3:32am

The vast majority of Iranians don't attend these barbaric events - and the ones that I did attend - was a liberal one. Not the type the Basijis and Hizbollis attend.

Comment by Heather Spoonheim on July 27, 2011 at 3:39am

That's too bad, it would have been interesting to see some video of a Basij festival to get an idea of just how extreme Islam can get in the country.

Comment by Sassan K. on July 27, 2011 at 3:40am

I know :( I wanted to go and my cousin wouldn't because we would have to dress in black, grow beards, and pretend to be hardcore Muslims. And - videotaping is shunned upon at these events.

Comment by Sassan K. on July 27, 2011 at 3:48am

Comment by Sassan K. on July 27, 2011 at 4:54am

Comment by Michael Klein on July 27, 2011 at 5:35am

I watched my father beheading chickens when i was young... nothing special actually.

 

I hope nobody plans on eating that sheep. This slaughter definately is against islamic rules.

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