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mark of separation and quick frankly, very bizarre

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Submitted by scott french (Canada), Sep 8, 2008 at 11:10

I am not used to seeing women cover up like this in my native home country, Canada. i've now seen it up close and to be honest, it doesn't feel normal, or natural. Surely human beings were not meant to cover up like this. Minority rights aside, the burka and the hijab are really considered to be a mark of separation in Canada and should be discouraged. The problem though is that naive political correctness has people bending over backwards to be tolerant; however, tolerance has a limit and the burka/hajib pushes it.

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