A Proverb for both Hipsters and Jihadis

Photo by Quinten de Graaf on Unsplash

Not by beard, but by deed.

Local oral tradition

Essentially, actions speak louder than beards. As facial hair makes its return as a sign of the devout, the dangerous, and the hip, this Central Asian proverb turns out to be globally relevant.

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