The Iranian Ambassador to the UN had just finished giving a speech and
walked out into the lobby of the convention center where he was
introduced to a U.S. Marine General.
As they talked, the Iranian said, "I have just one question about whatI have seen in America."The General said, "Well, anything I can do to help?"
The Iranian whispered, "My son watches this show called Star Trek and in it there is ... Kirk who is Canadian, Chekhov who is Russian,
Scotty who is Scottish, Uhura who is black, and Sulu who is Japanese, but there are NO Muslims. My son is very upset and doesn't understand why there aren't any Iranians, Iraqis, Afghans, Egyptians, Palestinians, Saudis, Syrians, or Pakistanis Or any From Bangladesh, Malaysia, Or the seven other Stans or Indonesia on Star Trek."
The General leaned toward the Iranian Ambassador, and whispered in his
ear, "That's because it takes place in the future..."