The Cultures Of Iran And The United States

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The Cultures of Iran In the last few years we have heard about Iran and their nuclear program. There has been constant back and forth on Iran getting a nuclear deal done with them saying they are only building for energy and others, including the United States (U.S.), believing they are trying to build nuclear weapons. If a deal is not completed and the U.S. has to take military action to stop the Iranian nuclear program, then the U.S. will have to concentrate on the major characteristics that define the Iranian culture, how those cultures interact in the joint, multinational, and interagency (JIIM) community, how the U.S. will concentrate on these cultures in the planning and execution of company level operations, and how Iran’s…show more content…
Islamic restrictions on dress code and total veiling might have affected the appearance of women in public, but historical accounts of lavish marriages between Caliphs and their beautiful brides attest to the diversity of designs, colours and fabrics worn indoors (Price, “Culture of Iran”). From this statement, you can see that the Iranian people believe that covering their women in public is very important but when it comes to fashion inside their home, their dresses and the fabric they use in their home can be very colorful. The personal rituals and celebrations in Iran have many ways but when you look how they look at life after death, you can tell how serious their culture is towards this area: Allah is the ultimate source of power. A Muslim’s first duty is to submit to God’s will, follow the rules, codes of conduct, and perform the prescribed rituals. For this reason purely ceremonial prescriptions, such as ablutions before prayer, are put on exactly the same level as commandments of an elevated moral value, such as that of honesty. Missing prayers (namaz), avoiding ‘Roozeh’ (fasting) or drinking wine are regarded as sin. Not adhering to Allah’s commands in itself is an act of sin. Ablutions and rituals, such as prayer (namaz), fasting, pilgrimage to Mecca and paying the religious tax, are
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