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Much has been made of superior western culture and creativity by the many detractors of China in this forum.
Now the USA is using some of this "superior culture" and creativity to stave off would-be pirates.
Yes, it's true. American culture has the power to ward off even the most determined international criminals.
Turn up the volumn on any number of current pop hits from America and even the most hardened criminals will
scatter like cock roachs. It seems only teenagers are capable of withstanding this "superior culture".
If teeny bopper tunes can be used successfully against pirates image the threat they're saving hip hop for.  {:soso_e114:}

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Britney Spears's Songs Leave Somali Pirates Saying 'Arrr!'
By Jenny Depper October 29, 2013 1:40 PM Yahoo Music

Can Britney Spears ward off a group of swashbuckling pirates? According to the British Royal Navy, the answer
is aye aye, Captain.

The "Toxic" singer's catchy early hits like "Oops! I Did It Again" and "...Baby One More Time" have been used
by naval officers to ward off Somali pirates off the east coast of Africa.

"Her songs were chosen by the security team because they thought the pirates would hate them most," Merchant
Navy Second Officer Rachel Owens, who works on supertankers, told Metro UK.

Heavily armed Somali pirates regularly target cargo ships in the area and collected more than $40 million in
goods in 2012, but according to a report presented to the United Nations Security Council, pirate attacks
are at their lowest since 2006. In the first nine months since 2013, only 17 vessels have been attacked
compared to 99 attacks in the same time period in the previous year.

"These guys can't stand western culture or music, making Britney's hits perfect. As soon as the pirates get
a blast of Britney, they move on as quickly as they can," Owens continued.

Well there you have it, folks. The former Mouseketeer's pipes are more threatening than an approaching naval
destroyer and might be the catalyst for a dramatic drop in attacks. We bet her old mouse pal
Christina Aguilera can relate, since her own song "Dirrty" is regularly used as a method of
disorientation in military interrogations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Don't argue with idiots! They will always win. First they drag you down to their level, then beat you with experience!
When the power of love, overtakes the love of power,  the world will have peace.

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This post was edited by robert237 at 2013-11-7 18:20
BugaLugs Post time: 2013-11-7 17:52

"Superior" western cultural has now proven to drive even pirates away.
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