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in response to reader comment: Civil society, like Islamic society, has behavioral norms

Submitted by donvan (United States), Aug 2, 2007 at 14:26

Moslem women wear head dressing because men and their culture pressures them to. When we want a horse to keep on the path, we put "Blinders" on the horse. This keeps the horse from becoming distracted.

Moslem men and culture use the head gear as religious "Blinders". An everpresent reminder not no get off track, do not become distracted, and don't bolt. We see a head scarf, long hor clothing in the summer as a mental health issue. An irrational behavior, motivated by some disfunctional personality trait, or chemical imbalance. Yet we see women in long black coats with head scarfs on in 90 degree heat. Little wonder they, as Muhammed said, "Disrespect" their males.

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