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In The Hot Desert Both Men & Women Cover Their Faces

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Submitted by Rebecca (United Kingdom), Sep 21, 2006 at 13:12

The Islamic dress is a regional specific dress - which has now become a religious requirement.

If I am in the desert - under that scorching sun - with winds that could blow sand in the eyes and face - I would want to cover up. Because it just makes sense!

But now - it's God wants us to wear this -

If God, Prophet Mohammed and the Kaaba stone were from the North Pole - then 'the God' would probably want all women to wear a fur hat, large coat and animal pelt boots (in black) - to be covered in the correct manner – for the God.

Survival first – religion after.

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