Danny Postel quotes journalist Afshin Molavi: “Iranian youth largely dismiss the radical ideas of their parents’ generation, full of half-baked leftism, Marxist economics, Third-World anti-imperialism, Islamist radicalism and varying shades of utopian totalitarianism. ‘We just want to be normal,’ is typical of what hundreds of students have told me. ‘We are tired of radicalism.'” . . . But what is normal?
Iraj Yamin Esfandiary is a painter, designer, and cartoonist from Iran. This cartoon was first published in Iranian.com on 7 April 2010; it is reproduced here for non-profit educational purposes. Click here to see other cartoons by Esfandiary.