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Submitted by donvan (United States), Aug 6, 2007 at 15:24

Why do you insist on the head covering? Do you have a disease which requires you to avoid sunlight? do you feel it is a fashion statement? Are you uncomfortable or have feelings of insecurity?

aside from being a symbol of your piety, or a political statement in support of Muhammedism, why do you wear it?... If you're wearing it to pay homage to Mother Teressa, or Mary, mother of Jesus, this seems unlikely, since both profess the divinity of Christ, which as a Moslem, you clearly do not. Be very careful, if you do seek to become Christian, the penality in Islam for chosing any other religion is death. Are you intimidated into wearing the Islamic scarf?

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