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Submitted by Natalia (United States), Dec 1, 2019 at 16:37

because you could not possibly be a woman making a good point, based on logic and reason, right? (That the women are ultimately responsible for allowing themselves to be used). Calling a woman a man or a "troll", is yet another Ad Hominem attack, b/c the person simply lacks the reasoning skills to respond to an argument in a logical, rational manner.

Jo Wa - The Muslim women I know (not many) do not even allow strangers to shake their hands, they are so conservative. While I do not share Muslim beliefs (I am secular and have never had a desire to get married or have babies), you are correct in that a few anecdotal cases (of Muslim women who have sex outside of marriage), does not mean most Muslim women are not virtuous. In fact, several studies showed that Muslim women (and men) had the least sex outside marriage. You make some good points.

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