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Yusuf Islam

58 Humble, 3 Excessive, and 38 Worldly

Your score suggests that you match the rock 'n' roll stylings of Yusuf Islam - who many people would call a folk star, whether in his present incarnation or in the early days of his career when he was better known as Cat Stevens.

These days, the former feline speaks very little of his former pop stardom. He recognizes his legacy, but rarely grants interviews and prefers to speak more of a message of peace than of his own success as a musician - either time. At the height of his pop stardom he left it all to convert to Islam, and in the process gave away most of his worldly possessions, including his instruments. He gave up music for many years in accordance with his reading of the law which saw music as a form of pride. Even when he later returned, he dedicated his music to promoting peace, joy in the simplicity of life, and what he saw as greater spiritual values. Your high humility score suggests that you, too, would be willing to sacrifice fame for what you see as a higher good.

It cannot be said that Yusuf Islam does not live in luxury. He lives comfortably - far more comfortably than most people. Even so, he does not spend a fortune on his own personal comfort, instead donating most of his money to charitable causes. Your low excess score suggests that in your rock 'n' roll lifestyle, giving to others might be more important to you than creature comforts.

Whether as Cat Stevens or as Yusuf Islam, his music tends to stress a simple interpretation of the world. Songs like "Wild World" and "Sad Lisa" express simplified (some would say over-simplified) romantic notions of the male as protector and guide in relationships, while his more recent work is focused more on encouraging people simply to accept peace and to take joy in that which is natural and simple. Your low worldliness index suggests that, like Cat Stevens/Yusuf Islam, you might prefer to view the world around you as simpler than others think it is.

Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)

  • Humility Distribution

    They scored 58% on Humility, higher than 80% of your peers.

  • Excess Distribution

    They scored 3% on Excess, higher than 30% of your peers.

  • Worldliness Distribution

    They scored 38% on Worldliness, higher than 55% of your peers.

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