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Iran was a Swinging Place and Musical Hotbed Before Islam Took Over In 1979!

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posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:09 PM
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Has anyone bothered to look at the rise in these "religious" guys back in 1979 and the drastic fall of the remainder of the so called free world since? Back in the day under "Christianity" the entire world was churning out excellent music and television. Can you say its equivalent today to back in the late 1970's. Nah not even close. Today everything is kill, kill, kill and freedom of everything is repressed under the name of some minority player. Everything. So don't blame the Christians as they have not been the religion of choice since the late 1970's. Its the 4th Reich Islam guys. They run USA MSM and much much more. So take a look back into the days prior to the "bearded charmer". Then form an opinion, by yourself.

Here's some stuff on it just to jog your walnuts between the ears:

Iran Musical Hotbed


On January 7, 1978, the Iranian Revolution began. By 1979, the country had become an Islamic republic, overthrowing the Pahlavi dynasty who had ruled Iran for half a century. Before that, throughout the 70s, the Iranian monarchy heavily invested in the arts with a desire to Westernize the country; from the late 60s onwards, European disco and pop began to infiltrate the middle eastern country and influence the more traditional forms of Iranian music. "In the 70s Iran was pumping a lot of money into music, and financially, they were doing quite well as a country," Kasra V explains. Ksara moved to the UK several years ago and is now an NTS Radio host. His new EP The Window explores the music of his birthplace, specifically the South Iranian musical style, Bandari. Iran, before the Islamic Revolution, was full of cultural delights that mixed east and west together. In the 70s artists like Farrokhzad Fereydoun — an openly gay musician, political scientist, and TV host — and Kourosh Yaghmaei — whose works were compiled five years ago by Eglo on Now Again Records — were enjoying mainstream success in the country. Artists like Shohreh and Ebi were making "big records with big orchestras," Kasra explains, fueling a vibrant music culture that mixed psychedelic pop, folk, and middle-eastern rock. Some of the biggest artists of the age, Googoosh, Dariush, and Farhad Mehrad were creating songs full of soaring emotion. "Some of them were almost too emotional," Kasra laughs. "They peak too much, some of them were almost a whole song of peaking." Some were political, such as Farhad's track, "Jomeh." But mostly they echoed what Western musicians were writing about at the time: love, loss, and simply having a good time.


So what say you.

Please don't drop to you knees and beg for forgiveness and spared death like some Hollywood actress. I mean really.
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posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:14 PM
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Plenty of the Islamic countries were actually well on their way to modernizing before the rise of fundamentalist Islam. There is a core of Muslims in the US who came here from those times seeking to continue that more modernized way of life rather than fall into fundamentalism.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:19 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

Regardless of all the rights and wrongs it seems based on history the world was a better place before they came to power.

Actually 3rd Reich Adolf Hitler loved Islam and hated and tolerated Christians as weak. seems to play int whats going on also.
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posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:19 PM
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imo fix what you got before you ruin what someone else has. I feel if more people adhered to that everyone wouldn't have to deal with everyone else's problems.

a reply to: ketsuko



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:22 PM
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a reply to: hombero

The middle east become the craphole we all know and love when the fundies took it over. Modernity and fundamental Islam just are not very compatible, and more fundamental you get, the more backward things will go. Look at how ISIS was running things.

Countries that have moderated their brand of Islam are doing better all over the world.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:22 PM
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a reply to: Waterglass

That's because Iran was run by an American puppet back then , a corrupt one at that.

Americans must recognize two facts gov­erning the situation in Iran. One is the breadth of support for the Ayatollah Ruhol­lah Khomeini among politically sophisti­cated intellectuals as well as millions of urban and rural Iranians who never before partici­pated in the political process.

The other is the complete absence among these same peo­ple of loyalty for Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who is regarded as a traitor, a crea­tion of American and British imperialism. In their view, the shah’s regime reflected American interests as faithfully as Vidkun Quisling’s puppet government in Norway reflected the interests of Nazi Germany in World War II. The shah’s defense program, his industrial and economic transactions, and his oil policy were all considered by most Iranians to be faithful executions of American instructions.

Ultimately, the United States was blamed for the thousands killed during the last year by the Iranian army, which was trained, equipped, and seemingly controlled by Washington. Virtually every wall in Iran carried a slogan demanding the death of the "American shah.
foreignpolicy.com...


Ah the good old days , when Iran was American.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:25 PM
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a reply to: gortex

Well, I'm sure the Ayatollah is great and all. It certainly seems his people love him every time they protest and he sends the troops out to shoot more of them.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:27 PM
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a reply to: gortex

Why do you always side with criminals who are worse than the past. I mean whippings, female torture, mutilation in the name of religion and the like today. About as progressive as your soiled loin underpants.

So like where are the made for TV Disco dancers chanting deeth to emerica. Oh, we killed them all.

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posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:28 PM
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a reply to: Waterglass



Has anyone bothered to look at the rise in these "religious" guys back in 1979


More importantly have you bothered to look at the history of Iran in 1953. And specifically the involvement of the US & UK installing another puppet dictator.

Reality, it's just not that hard to find.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:29 PM
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a reply to: myselfaswell

So. Did the people overall have more or less freedoms. I would say more, much more. They were in a better place. Your point is manure on fanatical steroids like gal pal Omar.
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posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:31 PM
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a reply to: myselfaswell

I wasn't referring to just Iran though. Afghanistan, Lebanon, Egypt even ... all were well on their way to modernizing.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:42 PM
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originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: Waterglass

That's because Iran was run by an American puppet back then , a corrupt one at that.

Americans must recognize two facts gov­erning the situation in Iran. One is the breadth of support for the Ayatollah Ruhol­lah Khomeini among politically sophisti­cated intellectuals as well as millions of urban and rural Iranians who never before partici­pated in the political process.

The other is the complete absence among these same peo­ple of loyalty for Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who is regarded as a traitor, a crea­tion of American and British imperialism. In their view, the shah’s regime reflected American interests as faithfully as Vidkun Quisling’s puppet government in Norway reflected the interests of Nazi Germany in World War II. The shah’s defense program, his industrial and economic transactions, and his oil policy were all considered by most Iranians to be faithful executions of American instructions.

Ultimately, the United States was blamed for the thousands killed during the last year by the Iranian army, which was trained, equipped, and seemingly controlled by Washington. Virtually every wall in Iran carried a slogan demanding the death of the "American shah.
foreignpolicy.com...


Ah the good old days , when Iran was American.

So , you agree with the original thoughts on the thread , that Iran was much better off back then ?
(shhh.....you missed the mark with that one , big time)

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posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:43 PM
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a reply to: Waterglass




Why do you always side with criminals who are worse than the past. I mean whippings, female torture, mutilation in the name of religion and the like today.

Makes me wonder why you don't threaten Saudi Arabia , but they're your friends so whippings, female torture and mutilation are OK.
America is siding with criminals.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:44 PM
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a reply to: Gothmog




So , you agree with the original thoughts on the thread , that Iran was much better off back then ?

The Iranian people didn't think so and it's their choice , just as today.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:48 PM
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originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: Gothmog




So , you agree with the original thoughts on the thread , that Iran was much better off back then ?

The Iranian people didn't think so and it's their choice , just as today.


I bet the women are much happier now..



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:50 PM
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a reply to: gortex

This thread is about Iran but like you always do you never address the topic. Write a thread about that other stuff. So another win for me as your got caught with your chick-lets exposed. Come on, You can do better.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:52 PM
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The two Iranian men who compose the metal band "Confess" were arrested in 2015 and charged with blasphemy for composing heavy metal music in Iran. They were released at some point during their trial and managed to escape to Denmark. Tried in absentia last year, they were sentenced to 14 years and lashes and Iran has made some efforts to have them extradited back into Iran to serve their punishment.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:56 PM
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a reply to: burdman30ott6

Thanks Birdman. I have NO issue with the people of Iran. Just all those military and religious zealots like those here in the USA. Especially The Black Robes, MSM, Hollywood and the DNC.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 05:58 PM
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Some of America's brightest minds have their roots in Iran. Valerie Jarrett and Peter Strzok are two I read about today.



posted on Jan, 3 2020 @ 06:00 PM
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a reply to: Waterglass

Cool , ignore the facts.
Enjoy the narrative you're being fed but perhaps take a little salt with it.



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