The level of anxiety is so high right now. Only less than 12 hours to go and I don't think I've ever seen the regime so panicky. One luxury the shah had that I don't think this regime does was that the level of the social sophistication was much lower then. Now all my brave brother and sister Lions and Lionesses are so much more evolved that their previous generation (sorry moms and dads!!) -- But it's so true, their courage, bravery, fearlessness and fierce determination in non-violent movement against such a brutal force of tyrannical ruthlessness is breathtaking. "Sadness to me is the happiest time When a shining city rises form the ruins of my drunken mind Those times when I?m silent and still as the earth, The thunder of my roar is heard across the universe." --Rumi It won't be long before your meeting night with Hafez and witnessing the glorious sunrise in Shiraz reminescent of the Persepolis days....
Protests in southern Syrian city after Druze cleric's death (AP)
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