[lit-ideas] Re: Reading Lolita in Tehran

  • From: Omar Kusturica <omarkusto@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 21:45:40 -0700 (PDT)

--- Scribe1865@xxxxxxx wrote:

And when 
> writ large in politics, the ideologue's corruption
> is writ large, as on page 109:
> "The Islamic Revolution, as it turned out, did more
> damage to Islam by using 
> it as an instrument of oppression than any alien
> ever could have done."

Whereas, had the Communists won out, they would have
used the power to create a political, social, economic
and cultural paradize, as they did elsewhere.


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