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Old Dec 1st 2011, 3:33 pm
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I'll never understand their way of life.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15991641
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Old Dec 1st 2011, 3:39 pm
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Default Re: Completely lost for words.

Originally Posted by NorthernLad View Post
I'll never understand their way of life.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15991641
A real WTF? moment, huh?
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Old Dec 1st 2011, 4:45 pm
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Default Re: Completely lost for words.

Originally Posted by NorthernLad View Post
I'll never understand their way of life.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15991641

Why how dare you, don't you realize you are being ethnocentric.

Just trying to follow poster Gandour's logic from the other thread.
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
Why how dare you, don't you realize you are being ethnocentric.

Just trying to follow poster Gandour's logic from the other thread.
I see. Being a decent member of the human race is no longer acceptable? Bugger...
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Old Dec 1st 2011, 6:13 pm
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Default Re: Completely lost for words.

Originally Posted by NorthernLad View Post
I'll never understand their way of life.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15991641
It was recently named worst place on the planet for women to live, and this just proves that point - horrific.
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Old Dec 1st 2011, 7:48 pm
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SOB - in more than way I guess
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Very, very sick and twisted people.
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Default Re: Completely lost for words.

Religion has been used as a weapon against women for centuries. Stoning, genital mutilation, honour killing, forced marriage, marital rape, execution for the crime of being raped, dismemberment, disenfranchisement, losing parental rights and flogging have been commonplace in (predominantly, but not exclusively muslim) countries as a means of exercising power over women, in the name of religion.

Unless there is religious reform, nothing will change.
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When will the World finally realize that Afghanistan will never be anything more than a Stone Age society populated by barbarians?
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Old Dec 2nd 2011, 5:54 am
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Default Re: Completely lost for words.

Originally Posted by iamthestig View Post
Religion has been used as a weapon against humans in general for centuries. Stoning, genital mutilation, honour killing, forced marriage, marital rape, execution for the crime of being raped, dismemberment, disenfranchisement, losing parental rights and flogging have been commonplace in (predominantly, but not exclusively muslim) countries as a means of exercising power over women, in the name of religion.

Unless there is religious reform, nothing will change.
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Old Dec 2nd 2011, 10:36 am
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Default Re: Completely lost for words.

Originally Posted by iamthestig View Post
Religion has been used as a weapon against women for centuries. Stoning, genital mutilation, honour killing, forced marriage, marital rape, execution for the crime of being raped, dismemberment, disenfranchisement, losing parental rights and flogging have been commonplace in (predominantly, but not exclusively muslim) countries as a means of exercising power over women, in the name of religion.

Unless there is religious reform, nothing will change.
Very Patriarchal cultures used/use religion to control women and to prevent them from hooking up with males from other tribes.

A while back I saw a documentary of male chimps who coalesced into gangs and would go invade another male chimp gang's territory, kill the males and take the females. Now if these chimps could understand religion, they would pick the religion that created the most favourable circumstances for the males.

The proponents of certain very patriarchal religions who boast of how civilized they are , are in fact are just like maruding chimp gangs.
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Old Dec 2nd 2011, 10:42 am
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Originally Posted by Oyibopeppeh View Post
When will the World finally realize that Afghanistan will never be anything more than a Stone Age society populated by barbarians?
That area around Afghanistan/Pakistan/India has seen countless barbarians invade , rape/take local women and settle down. The barbarian attitude is just too bloody entrenched.

If there is any place that would have benefitted from Britain staying, it is the subcontinent. And I don't mean to downplay the atrocities the British empire committed but relative to how shitty life was and is over there, things would have actually improved.
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Just read that a 'scientific' study in Saudi has concluded that letting women drive will lead to prostitution, pornography, homosexuality, and that within 10 years there will no longer be any virgins in the Kingdom.

Forking bonkers!
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Originally Posted by Millsyisland View Post
Just read that a 'scientific' study in Saudi has concluded that letting women drive will lead to prostitution, pornography, homosexuality, and that within 10 years there will no longer be any virgins in the Kingdom.

Forking bonkers!
NO Virgins?? What a preposterous thought!!! The world will end. Or probably not...considering...
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Originally Posted by Millsyisland View Post
Just read that a 'scientific' study in Saudi has concluded that letting women drive will lead to prostitution, pornography, homosexuality, and that within 10 years there will no longer be any virgins in the Kingdom.

Forking bonkers!
Well the men like to bugger, so isn't the Saudi authorities concerned about male anal virginity
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