Maryam Poya

Iran after Khomeini ‒ by Maryam Poya

2019-08-24T15:24:40+02:00February 10, 1990|Categories: Khamsin Bulletin 8, Khamsin Bulletins|Tags: |

Revolutionary or progressive ideas cannot be derived from dogmas that claim divine origin and include so many reactionary and oppressive tenets, not least those concerning women. Religious ideology is therefore a false consciousness, which mystifies the potential revolu­tionary consciousness of the oppressed and has often provided a cover for the manoeuvres of the ruling classes.