Rushdie and dangerous ideology

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Every year, on the 14th of February, the novelist Sir Salman Rushdie receives a card from Iran reminding him of their vow to kill him.

This, as he describes it, ‘unfunny valentine’ is in response to his novel, The Satanic Verses, which caused so much controversy across the world that the supreme leader of Iran called for his death.

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Richard Vincent

Richard Vincent

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Physics graduate based in London. I write about physics and sometimes philosophy, ethics, psychology and insights found at the intersection of these.