WTF What Iran looked like before 1979

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  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    In the decades before the Islamic revolution of 1979, Iran was ruled by the Shah whose dictatorship repressed dissent and restricted political freedoms. But he also he pushed the country to adopt Western-oriented secular modernization, allowing some degree of cultural freedom.

    Under the Shah's rule, Iran's economy and educational opportunities expanded. Britain and the US counted Iran as their major ally in the Middle East, and the Shah forcefully industrialized large segments of the country. However, the Shah's increasingly authoritarian measures and his eventual dismissal of multiparty rule set the stage for the infamous revolution.

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  2. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Before and after, sadly.

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    amazing how a few ragheads with shit between their ears can hijack a whole region and take them back to the stone age.
     
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    Religion of Peace, but we can't judge. :coffee:
     
  6. Hugh Blowmont

    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    Its their own fucking fault for putting up with the Mullah bullshit.
     
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    This is 2015. Far back on head and bright colors are the norm. I expect gradual loosening of restrictions, the mullahs are a bunch of old assholes and will be dead soon enough.

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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Really is a shame. People walking free, enjoying themselves and family, educating themselves, etc. Now nothing.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    I see faces and wrists. Wow, that is a lot of skin showing. :eek:

    Is that some kind of "we treat women well" PR pic?

    I hope you're right and it does loosen.
     
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    Persian chicks are fugly though.

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    I would say a higher percentage of women get college degrees in Iran than America. Getting a job is harder because of institutional sexism but they are very liberal about education.

    But look, these people look so miserable.

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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    I'm hoping that's sarcasm because I want to ask out the girl on the right. :)
     
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    Hope you have a Mercedes.

    Persian chicks don't put up with losers. :(
     
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    I'm not saying they don't have restrictions on dress, just saying those other photos are not the correct representation.

    People party at home anyways.
     
  15. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Yeah the PR pics above are fun aren't they. You really believe the photos with the guys taking the "act happy" pics? Wow. You should move there then. But lets get real about what A LOT of Iran is....

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  16. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    So I guess you're out of luck dating her. :snicker:

    You couldn't compete even if you tried, Bosch.
     
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    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    Yeah, its awesome.

    You should move there...
     
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    And a Burberry handbag!
     
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    Yeah. Sad. Love your avatar by the way.
     
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    :snicker: