N Korea's War Against Long Hair

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    Incredible... the government telling people what haircuts to get. Only in a communist country. Sad.
     
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    I just love the, "Get it cut or you will be stupid!" excuse.
     
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    holy shit! government approved hair cuts now...oh lil kim
     
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    So sad. Having long hair is probably the only way some of them can feel like they have a separate identity from the rest of their societal comrades.
     
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    what?! you mean its good not to be like and look like, and act like everyone else in a country?
    inconcievable!
     
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    You apparently didn't learn enough at re-education camp! :D
     
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    Regulating dress and appearance to conform with national standards is just a natural proclivity for tyrannical states. It appears Kimland is trying to emulate Sharia law with respect to such standards... although for now it seems simple public humulation suffices, instead of public beatings.

    Although, giving out the poor 'fools' address certainly invites the public to beat him!
     
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    Or quietly commend him for "bucking" the system....
     
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    It reminds me of the Heaven's Gate cult. Does everybody remember them. They were all found suffocated with something like $1.38 in their pocket. They all wore the same clothes and had the same haircut. They thought they were jumping onto the Halley Comet express train to Heaven.

    http://www.heavensgate.com/
     

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