Heavenly Commander

Hero and anti-hero

Mohsen Kazemi
Translated by Natalie Haghverdian

2020-01-14


History has always been involved in the dualities of good and evil, benefaction and evil, good and bad, light and darkness, obscenity and beauty, love and hate, and historians have written the pages of history under both positive and negative effects of these forces. One spectrum is drawn by the demonic forces and the other by the Ahuraist forces. The issue of the good and evil spirituality has always been subject to debate among scholars of various ages. The late Allameh Tabataba'i, the great commentator of the Holy Qur'an, defines the good as an inherently desirable and evil as an inherently undesirable.

In the long-standing confrontation between these two forces, the hero and the anti-hero are born. The hero is the protector of society and the anti-hero is destructive. Peace of the hero depends on the peace in the community, but the anti-hero seeks to create chaos for another to calm his troubled inner self, but he can never.

God lives in the hero and satin rules the anti-hero. The hero obeys God and takes suffering, hatred and jihad for the sake of his creatures. The anti-hero is in command of the devil, and throws fire at the people. The hero creates generations, and anti-hero commits genocide. The hero tackles the enemy bravely and the evil cowardly throws its antagonist blades at a friend.

The bloody pages of history are made by the savagery of the anti-hero, and the man-made pages of history are full of the shed blood of the heroes. Take a look at some of these pages: History of the beginning of Islam, the epic Ashura, the page of the attacks of the Mongols, the World War I and Word War II, the eight-year war between Iraq and Iran. Remember on the one hand the Atilahs, the Neros, the Alexandrians, the Abu Sufis, the Mavis, the Yazidis, and the Hitlers, and on the other the Ariobarzanes of Persis, the Surenas, the Ali, the Abuzar, the Salmans, the Meccans, the Amaras, the Maliks, the Abbas, Hemmats, Bakeris, the Kharazis, the Sayyadis, Hajjis, Suleimanis, …

How does these battles happen? The anti-hero, in the pursuit of its desires and for the sake of extinguishing lust, does everything in his power and commits all corruption and crime to achieve his evil ends. The calm and clean soul of the hero does not tolerate the anti-hero's compulsion, he confronts him, sacrificing his life to free the society of vilification. The anti-hero sucks the blood of the people and, because Zahak sacrifices human beings for his evil soul, and instead the blood of the hero is shed for the peace and life of the society.

The hero has divine and human qualities; he is a hero, empathizes with grief-stricken peoples, putting his life in danger for his society to live free of any burden for bread. He is for the sake of peace and tranquility in the fight against crime, terrorism and evil. He fights for peace, he is angry at violence and his death is in martyrdom. But the anti-hero rubs people of their bread, spits out assassinations and crime to make the world his own, his life ends with suicide, shooting, execution and guillotine.

 

At the top and in the creation and character description of the hero, we seek a name; Qasem Suleimani. A hero whose soul and world was dedicated to his religion and country. He fought for the elimination of oppression from the region, for the repulsion of ISIS (the worst people of the age), Suleimani was restless to eliminate violence from the region and to bring peace, and he was martyred devoting his blood to the God and His people. Suleimani is eager to see Islamic Iran free from the turbulence, wars, and in peace, and to see its people in worship and servitude to God, thanks to the merciful God who granted them the right to live.[1]

 


[1] Note by Mohsen Kazemi, titled "Hero and Anti-Hero" for the Iranian Oral History Association and published at @ oralhistoryOHA



 
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