The proliferation of flash mobs and lip dubs has become something of a western ritual, a ritual that expresses joy in the public sphere.
It’s important to understand that these highly choreographed dances are, first and foremost, expressions of freedom.
And of course, these mini Busby Berkeley scenes come to us from Democratic societies where the balance of power rests not with the state but with a free citizenry. Countries where women enjoy equal rights.
The very best videos come from America, Israel, and Canada.
There are no flash mobs or lip dubs from Muslim states.
Instead we get snuff videos: beheadings, stonings, hangings, public beatings, jihadist vows to murder Jews, Christians and all infidels. Let’s be clear: if women in an Islamic country were to dance in public, it would be an automatic death sentence. As the Ayatollah Khomeini said: “There is no joy in Islam… the purest joy in Islam is to kill and be killed for Allah.”
These videos are a vital ingredient in the information war that is being waged between supporters of America and Israel and the Islamists and their leftist enablers.
Here’s a wonderful lip dub from Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
H/T Sister-in-Law Rena B., who has an encyclopedic knowledge of this subject.
Karen and I wish all our friends and relatives a happy New Year lovely and a joyous Shabbat.
This coming Monday, at 4:10 CT I will be a guest on Dr. Gina Loudon’s radio program. We will be discussing the case of Harry Potter actress Afshan Azad, who is in hiding, under threat of an honor killing by her family. I wrote about it here.