Originally Posted by StrangeCheez
Yeah, I laughed when I read this. I think that they have self-esteem issues in Iran. They get offended too easily, and everything has to be a conspiracy against them.
The Iranian people are cultured and knowledgable, despite their current leadership. They fear the US's intentions towards them, so it's understandable that his could upset them. I would call it a strange coincidence if I thought the American people knew what or where the Persian Empire was.