|Trita P. and the "name" business!||rasheed p irani||9/10/96 12:00 AM|
1. Up until now I thought Trita was a lady. But, in one of the articles
2. Regarding "Iranians who change their names," I brought the issue up at
70% of my American co-workers said that they would change their names if
100% of my Chinese friends (a small sample 3!) said that they would change,
This only showed me that we're all humans, and despite our nationality,
|Trita P. and the "name" business!||rasheed p irani||9/11/96 12:00 AM|
Trita P. wrote, in response to Rasheed's statistics:
Interesting result, but not surprising. My comments: In the americans case,
I'm sorry Trita jAn! I'll have to stop discussing this issue with you. I
I think the discussion has no point any longer since your views are
You mentioned before that you had lived in the US. Then you must have
P.S. Why did I get in to this?!!! I haven't changed my name! Oh yeah,
|Trita P. and the "name" business!||Trita Parsi||9/11/96 12:00 AM|
My dera brother Rasheed,
rasheed p irani wrote:Yes, my friend I guess you are confused. No just kidding. I am very much used to
this. I have actually explained this about three to four times only on the SCi these
last three months. I am a HE, and very much so if I do may say so myself.
> 2. Regarding "Iranians who change their names," I brought the issue up at
Interesting result, but not surprising. My comments: In the americans case, it isvery understanding since they do not have a culture to cling on to. In the chineese
case, I think that they jsut have given up. The chinese language has been soHowever, we should not do something JUST because others do so. Others can be wrong,
and in this case I am sure they are.
Trita (Terita) Parsi
Zende bAd IrAn
|Trita P. and the "name" business!||Trita Parsi||9/14/96 12:00 AM|
rasheed p irani wrote:
> Now, I write:
I am not claiming us to be better than anyone else. We are unique, but so are the
< I think that every culture (nationality, etc.) has its goodGood for you. I do the same, but I do not forget who I am and what my culture is
just because I interact with other cultures.
> I think the discussion has no point any longer since your views areIn what sence are my views extremely biased? Am I too iranian? Am i too
unwesternized? Am I too unaccepting of the claims that ordering pizza in the US is
VERY difficult and stressful for a person with a noneuropean name?
> You mentioned before that you had lived in the US. Then you must have
No I do not agree with you on this point. How can they be respecting you if they
< You don't seem to respect
Personal attacks! Why not just be adults and stick to the real issues?
And I think that is dangerous because in a
No I dont. But many iranians in the US seem to think that Westerners are better
And in aWOW! That is a really strong personal attack. I thought more of you, Rasheed. Even
when you were upset because I misspelled your name.