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I've read the Q'uran

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Submitted by Geoffrey Huckabee (United States), Oct 1, 2006 at 20:38

I am a muslim woman and an educated one! and i still believe that 'the wife beating" idea as described and explained in my earlier comment is fine. In the east people do not go to shrinks for all their problems, there is a family structure - their parents etc, that can be counseled in these situations.

Also, not all muslim men want to oppress women, only the illiterate ones do that. Also, west has a much higher rate of domestic abuse, and divorce rate and other evils. Who are we living in the west to judge men of the east? I would highly suggest that you guys try and live with a family in the east and observe their interaction. Shed the hatred that you have developed for these people due to your ignorance or due to the biased media you have in this country.

If you guys feel that Quran is such an evil book, then make an effort and try and read it. This way you may be able to make more informed judgements.

I have read and studied the Q'uran for about two years now. The overall message of the Q'uran, (regardless of all the attempts that are made to gloss over the inherently evil aspects of the Q'uran and the Islamic as a whole), is a "bad news" message of total subjugation of women, domination, and violence (murder) against all non-believers. Maybe if you are raised from birth to believe the Q'uran, these things don't seem as obvious to you - I don't know if that is the problem, or if the many members of the Islamic cult are simply brainwashed to the point of no return, but I'm betting on the latter. The Q'uran isn't a difficult book to understand; quite the contrary. It is explicit in its directions to followers; in fact, even though I know it is all total BS, I must commend whoever truly wrote the book for their tactic to make it as simple to understand as possible. Tis is probably due to the fact that it was known at the time it was written, that after generations of followers, it would have to be simple by necessity. Otherwise, the majority of Muslims wouldn't be able to understand it; because surely you must be as aware as I am that not all, but the majority of today's Muslims are either totally illiterate, or terribly under-educated.


You haven't made a point regarding "domestic abuse". OF COURSE you're going to say that the West has much higher rate of domestic abuse - Muslims aren't REPORTING the domestic abuse that goes on behind closed doors, because to do so would be the same as a death warrant for the subjugated women reporting the abuse! And even if they did report abuse, (which would never happen), the Islamic press would most certainly censor the information.

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