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Why are Muslims so obsessed with "honor"?

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Submitted by Funk Soul Bruhva (Thailand), Apr 4, 2005 at 23:29

*** A friend revealed that Banna became politically radicalized against American policies in the Muslim world while living in the United States. He was especially distraught about developments in Iraq. A neighbor, Nassib Jazzar, recalled Banna upset with the coalition occupation. "He felt that the Arabs didn't have honor and freedom.'" ***
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Why are Muslims so fixated on their twisted version of "honor". Some will kill their own sisters over this so-called "honor". They sound like a bunch of Klingons when they speak this way.

Beware ye of false pride. A false teacher can be known by his pride.
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