Iran: A Call to the Emperor


August 18, 2008

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Heritage | History | Iran

Recently we linked to a National Geographic article on Persia.

Here is a further analysis of the same by regular Parsi Khabar reader Zubin Wadia

National Geographic (awesome photos) ran a story on Iran and focused on the country’s legacy, people & culture. The Iranian people are fiercely independent thinkers, and place a serious premium on honor. Reading this cover story triggered a lot of thought into where Iran is today and how it can move forward by looking deeper into its past and not just acknowledging it.

There is no question that humanity advanced significantly when the Persian empire was at its zenith. Before the Magna Carta, there was the Cyrus Cylinder, the world’s first charter of human rights.

Continue reading further at Zubin’s blog.