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Broccoli is My Personal Jihad

Norlinda links to this wonderfully cheesy yet kind of affecting video. It has particular relevance these days, as I’m living in a predominantly Muslim country:

There’s a terrific cognitive dissonance in seeing people happy women in head scarves while listening to the most American of country music. There shouldn’t be a dissonance, actually, and that’s the point of the video.

2 Responses to “Broccoli is My Personal Jihad”

  1. andedammen » Om islam og country

    […] Et klart og positivt budskap effektivt presentert i en rørende musikkvideo er i hvert fall ikke noe jeg får servert hver dag. Countrymusikken er altså av egyptisk-amerikanske Kareem Salama, og filmen fant jeg via Darren Barefoot. […]

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