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sTs--you are out of touch!

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in response to reader comment: Women in Islam

Submitted by Claire (United States), Jun 26, 2008 at 00:40

sTs, you are so out of touch. Western women live as full human beings. Some work, some don't, some keep all the money for themselves, some share--there is no one way, and women and their husbands are free to determine what works best for their situation. Of course, I know the media always looks for the negative and criticism in all countries because people just happily living life isn't news.

If a woman wants to wear a scarf, that's her business. But I know of specific instances where Muslim women were killed for refusing to wear a scarf. You can say that's not Islam all you want, but it's a sect of Islam--much like James Dobson belongs to a sect of Christianity that also follows ancient practices I find chilling.

Of course, there is no hell, but your condemnation of people to such a place sounds very much like the Christian fundamentalists in the West. People who say they are religious and follow the teaching of an all-loving deity seem to be the most judgmental of all. Religious people don't seem very loving or godly.


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