Reading Time: 3 minutes Designating the Revolutionary Guard as a terrorist group increases the likelihood of war, harms the Iranian people, and benefits the Guard itself.
An Iranian researcher, writer, and teacher who is an ex-Muslim atheist currently living in one of the theocracies in the world, Iran. Interested in literature, philosophy, and political sciences, especially International Relations. A pragmatic liberal and a reformist with values that some might consider revolutionary.
My Top 10 Favorite YouTube Channels
Reading Time: 6 minutes Kaveh Mousavi lists his top 10 favorite YouTube channels.
How the Religious Mind Justifies the Scripture
Reading Time: 3 minutes Before I became an atheist, I had to defend many of its verses of the Qur’an against the protests of my own mind. Defending the Qur’an was like defending a parent for me — it was simply necessary, you didn’t think whether your argument was actually true or not, you just did it. You never […]
Extremist Mass Murderer Ebrahim Raisi Appointed As Iran’s Chief Justice
Reading Time: 3 minutes Ebrahim Raisi, a murderous extremist, is appointed as the head of Iran’s judiciary. Kaveh Mousavi analyzes the implications.
Zarif Resigns: A Heartfelt Ode
Reading Time: 4 minutes Zarif’s resignation is basically a protest against radicalism, militarism, and the continued erosion of pragmatism and competence in Iran’s foreign policy, especially its regional policy.
Let’s Fight: On the Margin of Error Edition
Reading Time: 8 minutes This is an idea from Joey the Anime Man and his Let’s Fight series, asking his Twitter followers to post their unpopular and controversial opinions and then he reacts to them in a video. I thought this’d be fun, so I asked my Facebook friends to post their unpopular opinions and now I’m going to […]
Why I’m Rooting for Kirsten Gillibrand
Reading Time: 4 minutes In which Kaveh Mousavi argues why Kirsten Gillibrand is the best option for Democrats in 2020 presidential election.
Aliens Should Read This Book: American Pastoral
Reading Time: 3 minutes In which Kaveh explains why he’d choose American Pastoral if he had to choose only one book from the Earth to give to an alien.
10 Things I Want in 2019
Reading Time: 4 minutes Today is the first day of our lord’s year of 2019, and it’s customary to post one’s resolutions for the new year. However, I don’t have any resolutions for myself, so I’m going to instead demand resolutions from the universe. I can’t, wouldn’t, and won’t predict what’s going to happen in 2019, but I can […]
The Departure of Jim Mattis Is Bad News
Reading Time: 3 minutes James Mattis was the last and maybe the only Trump cabinet member who was truly a moderating influence and I’m deeply worried to see him go, as I think his departure really increases the likelihood of a war against Iran.