2 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Which is better?

Reader comment on item: Islamophobia?
in response to reader comment: I admire Alikoya's sincerity in defending Ayesha's marriage to Muhammad

Submitted by Alikoya KK (India), Jul 28, 2011 at 12:45

Dear Prashant,

At first I thank you. Then I appreciate you for your participation in a discussion with me. Along these I have to ask you what should be the age limit for marriage? In India, nowadays, it is 18 for girls and 21 for boys. At the same time, India's father of nation MK Gandhiji married Karthurba, while both of they were 13 years old. This 13 is an important age limit for Spanish people; because in that country it is lawful for 13 year old boys and girls to have sexual intercourse with mutual consent; however in India it is 16. According to Islam this type sexual relation is unlawful. Everybody agree that youngsters are interested in sexual intercourse; and they want the permission to have that. Islam also agrees it; but with a marriage relation. Which is better? A) To allow anybody to have sexual intercourse with anyone without having a marriage relation. B) To allow two persons to have sexual intercourse, only if they are married one another.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Which is better? by Alikoya KK

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)