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i dont have the energy for a full blown debate or anything rn but honestly pixar’s modern humans aren’t even cute to me. the good dinosaur is ugly as sin but the other human characters just……. there’s something about them i can’t stand. esp in the kids. idk what it is but they kinda gross me out in one way and bore me in another

I just re-read HoH today when I come to this part. Is it just me, but I think Uncle Rick has already give us spoiler even before the book is published last May? I seriously think that Diocletian and Caligula are Nero’s possibly best villain buddy. Because as it mention in this book too, people are still not sure yet to where Diocletian is buried, maybe its because he is wandering around universe with Nero all this decades idk????
IF my speculation was true, according to this, i think the next Emperor that will show up in The Dark Prophecy is Diocletian. Leo said that he gonna meet his buddy Jason and Piper, and since this Diocletian guy is the emperor Jason and Reyna idolize, perhaps one or both of them will appear too and they start to realize just how villain the guy is and they will help Apollo, Leo and Calypso.
Of course this is just my speculation and I hope nobody will take this seriously. Theres still a long way to go before the story is revealed one by one and we cant be sure of anything until the book is released next year.

long but important post

there’s something I wanna share that has been on my mind for a while. right now I’m just looking at all the Discourse about Iranian nationalism and how toxic the myth of the “pure persian” race is on my dash (largely by Persian Iranians) and while it’s very great to see that more often, I can’t help feeling like there’s a huge part missing from these discussions. and that is the voice and perspective of actual Iranian minorities that are most affected and harmed by these ideologies, specifically Iranian Arabs because we fall right in between these debates on “Persian vs Arab” and other topics similar to it.

Most of you starting these (wonderful) discussions on here literally have no idea what the experience of ethnic and racial minorities in Iran look like. You don’t really understand just how isolating, confusing, and exhausting it is being an Arab in Iran - which you are only partially to blame for (so don’t think I’m saying this to shit on anyone for having limited knowledge and experience regarding this subject). Even then most of you seem clueless about how these problems actually affect Iranian Arab communities in Iran and how you contribute to them individually. 

A few days ago I had a short conversation with @ffranksiero (who is an Iranian with an Arab background) where we talked about being ashamed of our Arab background and how we both tried to distance ourselves from that at some point in our lives. It took me a few hours to realize that my talk with her was literally the first solid connection I have made to another Iranian Arab, despite the fact that I grew up being surrounded by Iranian Arabs. What @ffranksiero & I had was a moment of healing and acceptance. It was a moment of love and celebration, something that is pretty much nonexistent among Iranian Arab communities. 

And it’s not that hard to see why that is. You see, Iranian Arabs are locked in a position where they cannot safely build a strong community. We belong to two groups that have hated each other for a very long time, and while both Iranians and Arabs continue to “fight” over Iranian Arabs (where they belong and who they belong to), at the very same time they both continue to push us out of their spaces and exclude us from their narratives. 

Iranian Arabs can’t fully relate to the experiences and lives of non-Iranian Arabs, and even when we want to celebrate and discuss whatever similarities we may have, we aren’t even welcomed in those spaces because we are Iranians and that contradicts and invalidates our Arabness. We can’t fully relate to the experiences of Persian Iranians either, because we cannot be separated from our culture, history, and language, which also disqualify us from participating in Persian spaces. Subsequently, we are excluded from Iranian spaces altogether, because even if we acknowledge and embrace our Iranian-ness, we will never be fully accepted as actual members of Iranian society.

With these circumstances, you might think that this has caused Iranian Arabs to turn to each other instead in an attempt to come together with an established sense of identity and community. However, the exact opposite has happened to our people.

The exclusion and erasure we experience has forced us to feel ashamed of who we are, to the point where we literally refuse to talk about it anymore. For the sake of protecting whatever position we currently have in Iranian society, we don’t even dare ask questions or speak against and simply criticize these systems of attitudes and mindsets that push us to the outer edges of Iranian society. We would much rather live in silence and let go our of our traditions and essential parts of our identity than risk losing the shitty status we have because the second we try to say anything we have “proven” that we’ve been “traitors” all along (why do you think people keep mentioning the Brave Iranian Arabs who, “surprisingly”, fought ~for~ Iran during the Iran-Iraq war?).

Another thing is how Persians/Iranians reduce our issues down to simply getting “bullied” and a mild, unimportant case of racism. How they ignore our voices and talk over the very few advocates we have. How Arabs invalidate Persians advocating for Iranian Arabs and how Persians invalidate Arabs for advocating for Iranian Arabs, despite the fact that we are used by both as a political tool to piss each other off and without ever listening to what we have to say about it. How they dismiss anyone they don’t like when Iranian Arabs are mentioned. And it’s not like Iranian Arabs have much power or desire to resist this treatment and erasure anyways, because we’ve made our themselves believe that the issues in our community have nothing to do with our background. It’s not like Iranian Arabs are able to pass down their heritage or build a strong sense of identity and community.

Surely being one of the most impoverished communities in Iran, with very limited access to proper education, decent hospitals, secure housing, and clean water has absolutely nothing to do with us being Arabs (or in Khuzestan’s case, Arab and Lur), even though considering that the regions we live in bring in most of Iran’s wealth through their natural resources and trading industry we should be one of the richest provinces in Iran.

The reason I just explained all that was to come to this: Persians and Iranians have a much greater responsibility towards us than they may think. The way you treat us has devastated our communities. It has caused us to loss much of our heritage, to the point that many of us don’t have a clear idea of who we are and where we came from. It’s not entirely on you, Iranian Arabs themselves determined how they were going to be known, but it is the consequences of your actions that led us to make those decisions. What you’re doing right now is progress, but it’s not enough.

Make way for more Iranian Arabs to share their stories and experiences. Pay more attention when we’re talking and take us seriously. Use our narratives in your writings about Iranian nationalism especially when it comes to Arabs. Make your spaces safe and inclusive of Iranian minorities. Research and read about us and our history. Stop dismissing and ignoring us. Stop erasing our struggles and downplaying our issues. I know there are limited authentic resources on us, but think about why and how that happened. Think about how you can improve yourself, your family, friends and so on. Otherwise, there’s really no point in talking about these issues when we’re not willing to make positive change happen.