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Posteritatis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-03-10 10:57 AM
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42. If you think the American Revolution was easy you need to read a book or two
If you think an uprising in the sense of the American Revolution is at all applicable twenty-three decades later, you need to read a few more books.

If you think 99% of a population has ever done anything, you need to read a great many books.
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  -Music fails to chime with Islamic values, says Iran's supreme leader IndianaGreen  Aug-02-10 09:04 PM   #0 
  - My personal opinion is that the need for music ranks only behind procreation and food  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Aug-02-10 09:08 PM   #1 
  - I think *all* of them do.  Withywindle   Aug-02-10 09:19 PM   #8 
  - Below food, but equal to procreation  Chulanowa   Aug-02-10 09:33 PM   #12 
  - Regressive authoritarian pricks.  saltpoint   Aug-02-10 09:09 PM   #2 
  - Quick----- lets draw some Cartoons  saigon68   Aug-03-10 11:05 AM   #43 
  - he seems to be aiming to overthrow mohammad and start yet another new version of islam nt  msongs   Aug-02-10 09:09 PM   #3 
  - Actually it sounds more like the United States  Chulanowa   Aug-02-10 09:10 PM   #4 
  - Math and science are definitely the most important subjects.  Lucky Luciano   Aug-02-10 09:14 PM   #5 
     - Reading and writing are the most important skills a person can learn  Chulanowa   Aug-02-10 09:30 PM   #11 
     - One cannot do math and science without reading and writing.  Lucky Luciano   Aug-02-10 09:53 PM   #18 
     - Iranians need math and science. They can't make A-bombs without them.  breadandwine   Aug-02-10 09:39 PM   #16 
     - the source of science is in music  DBoon   Aug-02-10 10:56 PM   #22 
     - Music is closely akin to mathematics and language  Withywindle   Aug-02-10 11:10 PM   #24 
     - music makes us human....without the creative aspect of music  Evasporque   Aug-03-10 08:39 AM   #36 
        - I never said music is useless.  Lucky Luciano   Aug-03-10 08:51 AM   #37 
        - How can you look at this video and say music is unnatural and dancing is a sin?  rocktivity   Aug-03-10 04:18 PM   #47 
  - One of my favorite musicians *of all time* is Iranian  Withywindle   Aug-02-10 09:14 PM   #6 
  - Glad to have another wonderful Iranian artist in my list; thanks! n/t  Chulanowa   Aug-02-10 09:34 PM   #13 
     - Always glad to spread the word!  Withywindle   Aug-02-10 10:33 PM   #21 
  - Maybe there is an Iranian Kevin Bacon  Vinnie From Indy   Aug-02-10 09:14 PM   #7 
  - So the Supreme Leader can be the Iranian John Lithgow?  U4ikLefty   Aug-02-10 10:05 PM   #20 
  - And the people  Brooklyns_Finest   Aug-02-10 09:25 PM   #9 
  - Because it's just that easy to, right? (nt)  Posteritatis   Aug-02-10 09:36 PM   #14 
  - The Founding Fathers did it  Ter   Aug-03-10 01:55 AM   #31 
     - If you think the American Revolution was easy you need to read a book or two  Posteritatis   Aug-03-10 10:57 AM   #42 
  - The Persians are a very patient people.  Chulanowa   Aug-02-10 09:37 PM   #15 
     - The centre cannot hold, the government is completely out of tune with the majority of the youth.  Kurska   Aug-02-10 09:47 PM   #17 
     - I don't know about that.  Xithras   Aug-03-10 11:16 AM   #44 
     - Iraq  Brooklyns_Finest   Aug-02-10 10:00 PM   #19 
     - "These people continue to elect these hardliners"  Recursion   Aug-02-10 11:16 PM   #25 
     - Really, you wondered that?  Chulanowa   Aug-03-10 12:35 AM   #29 
     - It's already happened, though.  Withywindle   Aug-02-10 11:16 PM   #26 
  - O'rly?  Xipe Totec   Aug-02-10 09:29 PM   #10 
  - Music is reguired hearing. It is one of the most powerful mediums for change and socialization.  earcandle   Aug-02-10 11:04 PM   #23 
  - Do you want to help the cause of secular music in Iran? Do this:  Aristus   Aug-02-10 11:57 PM   #27 
  - Not surprising.  MilesColtrane   Aug-03-10 12:14 AM   #28 
  - I did not know that Khamenei was president.  David__77   Aug-03-10 01:08 AM   #30 
  - Tragic  DonCoquixote   Aug-03-10 03:00 AM   #32 
  - I wrote a song about this  Blandocyte   Aug-03-10 06:24 AM   #33 
  - I guess someone stole his collection of "Grand Funk Railroad". nt  Javaman   Aug-03-10 08:17 AM   #34 
  - and the call to prayer is what...??  Evasporque   Aug-03-10 08:35 AM   #35 
  - Don't they sing to call their followers to prayer?  notadmblnd   Aug-03-10 09:09 AM   #38 
  - Sometimes it's better not to ask.  skypilot   Aug-03-10 10:15 AM   #39 
  - If so, then fuck him. Fuck these clowns. Fucking humorless narrow stupid petty controlling pricks.  hatrack   Aug-03-10 10:18 AM   #40 
  - `  saigon68   Aug-03-10 12:30 PM   #45 
  - Iranian music is incredible. They are starting to act like  alfredo   Aug-03-10 10:19 AM   #41 
  - So music's OK, but no teaching it or performing it?  mainer   Aug-03-10 12:30 PM   #46 
  - So what happens now--"All your iPods are belong to us?"  rocktivity   Aug-03-10 04:28 PM   #48 
  - Well I didn't exactly have them down as being  dipsydoodle   Aug-03-10 04:30 PM   #49 

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