Islamic Republic of Iran: Children stand next to missiles and sing in praise of jihad and martyrdom

What do you think will happen when these children meet the children raised to sing in praise of diversity and multiculturalism, and to run to safe spaces at any sign of disagreement from their worldview bubble?

“Iranian TV Children’s Show: Standing Next to Missiles, Children Sing in Praise of Jihad and Martyrdom,” MEMRI, September 26, 2018:

On “Sacred Defense Week,” commemorating the Iran-Iraq war, Iranian TV featured a children’s show in which young children were taken to a military base and shown various military vehicles and weapons. The video includes a song in which the children praise their fathers’ willingness to wage Jihad and die as martyrs, singing: “My dad’s hope is to be a role model and sacrifice himself in the path of God.” The show aired on Iran’s Channel 2 on September 26, 2018.

…Singing Children: My dad, my dad, my dad is a military man. My dad is a military man. My dad is a military man. A military man, a man of the Revolution. Her commander is Sayyed Ali [Khamenei]. His supreme commander is Mullah Ali. [My dad] fights our shameless enemies. Through defense and Jihad – bravo! – he nurtures Iran – bravo! Helping people is his motto – bravo! God helps him – bravo! My dad’s hope is to be a role model and sacrifice himself in the path of God. My dad’s role models are the martyrs.

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