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Haji Syed: Why this Muslim obsession with women's clothing?

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Submitted by Plato (India), Nov 7, 2009 at 21:13

Haji Syed, you wrote,

>>Dear Annem, Well Religion is more important then modern clothing, Islam allows Islamic women to work in office or to become teacher in school along with obeying the rules of Islam, <<

From the way Muslims obsess about women's clothing it seems how women dress is the most important aspect of the practice of Islam.

>>…wearing modern clothes with almost full nudity and going to school to teach childrens i think is not good, because all the childrens too wear clothes in class, no child come nude or half nude in class rooms, teachers with modern clothing like half nude and also childrens with no cloths is not a SCHOOL, what should be taught in school is that study with your cloths on<<

Have you seen any pictures of teachers in the West wearing bikinis when they teach toddlers or teenagers? The sages of India wore only a loincloth when they taught their sishyas. The fully clothed Arab Muslims borrowed a lot of the wisdom of these practically nude teachers.

>> because modern clothes are so short that whole of your body is visible, then one should be nude rather wearing clothes, what different it does make.<<

True. What difference does it make? Allah brought us into this world totally nude. He would not have done so if He thought it was haram to be nude. Only men deprived of the normal company of women have a problem with the exposed body parts of a female. You never see men with eyes popping out of their sockets staring at bikini clad women on the beaches in the West. But just a face or an ankle of a woman has Muslims in a sexual frenzy.

Regards

Plato

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