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Only The Good Die Young
« on: April 07, 2021, 07:32:44 AM »
I happened to think of this song from the past. I liked Billy Joel's music then and still do. This one is not my favorite however. I wonder what would have happened to him if he'd launched this song with references to Muslim girls hiding in hijabs instead of Catholic girls. Who knew it had a backstory?

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Re: Only The Good Die Young
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2021, 10:22:56 AM »
I happened to think of this song from the past. I liked Billy Joel's music then and still do. This one is not my favorite however. I wonder what would have happened to him if he'd launched this song with references to Muslim girls hiding in hijabs instead of Catholic girls. Who knew it had a backstory?

https://performingsongwriter.com/only-good-die-young/

Although the song is lustful (and I hate Billy Joel) the reason he didn't reference Muslim girls in hijabs is because they ain't attractive to white dudes.
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Re: Only The Good Die Young
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2021, 12:28:19 PM »
I happened to think of this song from the past. I liked Billy Joel's music then and still do. This one is not my favorite however. I wonder what would have happened to him if he'd launched this song with references to Muslim girls hiding in hijabs instead of Catholic girls. Who knew it had a backstory?

https://performingsongwriter.com/only-good-die-young/

Although the song is lustful (and I hate Billy Joel) the reason he didn't reference Muslim girls in hijabs is because they ain't attractive to white dudes.

After 6-7 months in the desert, that becomes less true.
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Re: Only The Good Die Young
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2021, 12:36:35 PM »
I happened to think of this song from the past. I liked Billy Joel's music then and still do. This one is not my favorite however. I wonder what would have happened to him if he'd launched this song with references to Muslim girls hiding in hijabs instead of Catholic girls. Who knew it had a backstory?

https://performingsongwriter.com/only-good-die-young/

Although the song is lustful (and I hate Billy Joel) the reason he didn't reference Muslim girls in hijabs is because they ain't attractive to white dudes.

After 6-7 months in the desert, that becomes less true.

"Muslim girls hiding in hijabs" are not any different visually than Catholic girls hiding in veils.

The difference is that the tradition of veiling outside the home slowly died off in the West after the Industrial Revolution.
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Re: Only The Good Die Young
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2021, 01:25:09 PM »
I happened to think of this song from the past. I liked Billy Joel's music then and still do. This one is not my favorite however. I wonder what would have happened to him if he'd launched this song with references to Muslim girls hiding in hijabs instead of Catholic girls. Who knew it had a backstory?

https://performingsongwriter.com/only-good-die-young/

Although the song is lustful (and I hate Billy Joel) the reason he didn't reference Muslim girls in hijabs is because they ain't attractive to white dudes.

After 6-7 months in the desert, that becomes less true.

"Muslim girls hiding in hijabs" are not any different visually than Catholic girls hiding in veils.

The difference is that the tradition of veiling outside the home slowly died off in the West after the Industrial Revolution.

There's something highly attractive about a face framed by cloth and the barrier of language. Especially in the middle east. Can't speak to Afghanistan, but some of the most beautiful women I've ever seen in my life were in Iraq. Age was never kind to their mothers, though.
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Re: Only The Good Die Young
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2021, 01:29:23 PM »
Ah yer right. It was just my bad attempt at a good joke. Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, and I believe all nationalities produce beautiful women.
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Re: Only The Good Die Young
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2021, 06:27:40 PM »
Ah yer right. It was just my bad attempt at a good joke. Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, and I believe all nationalities produce beautiful women.

"Muslim girls" aren't an ethnicity or nationality.
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Re: Only The Good Die Young
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2021, 06:31:22 PM »
Never mind I couldn't post the image of the Afghan girl on the cover of Natl. Geographic. Beautifully haunting.
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Re: Only The Good Die Young
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2021, 07:24:43 PM »
Jewish media person 'pursuing' a Catholic woman?

Color me shocked! 

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Re: Only The Good Die Young
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2021, 08:35:06 PM »
Never mind I couldn't post the image of the Afghan girl on the cover of Natl. Geographic. Beautifully haunting.

It was 1st from 1985 cover, found by google... We had old issues when I was a kid but I wouldn't remember that specifically.
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/pages/article/afghan-girl-home-afghanistan


https://www.readingthepictures.org/2013/10/thoughts-on-afghan-girls-third-cover-as-national-geographic-looks-back-forward/

Well she didn't die young but good is.still possible.
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Re: Only The Good Die Young
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2021, 11:02:33 AM »
She has beautiful eyes. Too bad she belongs to a religion that is an abomination to God.
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