Quotable: Satan worshippers don’t understand as much as a goat

When I was at the United Nations earlier this year, I remember being astounded by the religious language of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Mideastwire.com translated the following excerpt of a recent Ahmadinejad speech; it gives you some of the flavor, and then some: Two years ago, when we want to go to the United Nations, ...

When I was at the United Nations earlier this year, I remember being astounded by the religious language of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Mideastwire.com translated the following excerpt of a recent Ahmadinejad speech; it gives you some of the flavor, and then some:

Two years ago, when we want to go to the United Nations, there, we wanted to utter the blessed name of the Lord of the Age. Some people were saying: Sir, no-one in the world knows the Lord of the Age. We said: Wait now, let us do our duty and see what happens.

"We said it that year. The second year, this year, when we went there, it had become a very normal thing there when we said, a reforming, perfect human being will come, he will smash all these idols and powers, and, by God's grace, will establish justice in the world. That first year, they'd come and ask us: Sir, what are these things that you're saying? This time, when we went there, they were coming up to us and saying: In our beliefs, we have something similar to what your saying. We, too, are looking for a world reformer.

When I was at the United Nations earlier this year, I remember being astounded by the religious language of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Mideastwire.com translated the following excerpt of a recent Ahmadinejad speech; it gives you some of the flavor, and then some:

Two years ago, when we want to go to the United Nations, there, we wanted to utter the blessed name of the Lord of the Age. Some people were saying: Sir, no-one in the world knows the Lord of the Age. We said: Wait now, let us do our duty and see what happens.

"We said it that year. The second year, this year, when we went there, it had become a very normal thing there when we said, a reforming, perfect human being will come, he will smash all these idols and powers, and, by God's grace, will establish justice in the world. That first year, they'd come and ask us: Sir, what are these things that you're saying? This time, when we went there, they were coming up to us and saying: In our beliefs, we have something similar to what your saying. We, too, are looking for a world reformer.

"I want to say to you, dear ones: The dream of your martyrs, the ideal for which the martyrs gave them their lives, and our war-disabled, is rapidly coming to fruition. Let me tell you: The world has no other way. Humanity has no other way. Creation is aimless without it. It is futile and void. All this world has been set up so that, one day, that luminous day will occur. A day on which everyone will come. Listen to me. All the prophets, all the pious, all the martyrs will come. And they will help.

"And let me tell you something that I can see. There are some people who sneer when we say these things because their hearts are empty of faith. They are the modern idol worshippers. They are the modern Satan worshippers. They put on an intellectual demeanour; they don't understand as much as a goat about the world."

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