"Let us talk now, so that we do not become mad animals!" - Psychologist Joost A. M. Meerloo, from "Conversation and Communication."
As long as these societies, and I'm speaking here of America, Iran, and Israel, are dominated by totalitarian ideologues, corrupt and cowardly media companies, secret intelligence agencies, greedy money-chasing politicians, and power-hungry priests, then you can kiss Middle East peace and this world goodbye.
"A Dutch psychologist, Joost A. M. Meerloo, caught the apocalyptic tone in a New York Times Magazine article in 1954: “The totalitarians have misused the knowledge of how the mind works for their own purposes. They have applied the Pavlovian technique — in a far more complex and subtle way, of course — to produce the reflex of mental and political submission of the humans in their power.”" - Tim Weiner, "Remembering Brainwashing" The New York Crimes, July 6, 2008. Tim Weiner is the author of, "Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA."
The totalitarian control of the peoples of America, Iran, and Israel by their failing governments has not been broken by the freedom of the Internet, the growth of new ideas and worldviews, and the rise of the global 9/11 truth and justice movement. The brainwashing has been too deep, and too big, sadly.
But, there is no such thing as absolute and total control over civil society by government. So there are always reasons to be hopeful that there will be change in these stale societies. Change will develop from within the minds and hearts of their peoples, since the current rulers in America, Iran, and Israel are politically, intellectually, and morally bankrupt.
Am I hopeful that America and Iran will seek a new beginning? No. Not as long as Israel is hiding in the corner waiting to throw a monkey wrench into any peace deal. Israel's leaders need war to survive. They want America and Iran to go at it like crazy and destroy themselves. Israel seeks to stir up trouble whenever any opportunity presents itself in order to deflect international attention from its war crimes and further consolidate its control over the Palestinians.