Ayatollah Taleghani’s prescient warning

Ayatollah Taleghani’s warning about the return of despots

“If things go the way they are, despots will rule over us. If we don’t appreciate this free and peaceful environment and create an environment of trickery, an environment full of suffering and chaos, just like the Koran mentions, the result will be the appearance of despots…”

Ayatollah Taleghani was one of the leaders of the Islamic revolution. He died in September 1979, a few months after the fall of the Shah.

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