I open this post with an exchange I had with a friend in Iran, thus deflating the possible suspense that could have been drawn from the incident I set out to examine here. Namely, less than two weeks before a planned trip to Iran, I destroyed the passport that I needed to travel, in a performance. Well, anyway, I made it to Iran.
“Don’t think about it rationally”, said my friend at a small gathering in an apartment in Tehran. She was urgin...[Read More]