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Respect, and be Respectful!

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Submitted by Wayne Haykin (Pakistan), Jun 8, 2009 at 14:44

There isn't any reason to get alarmed here. It's cultural respect, nothing more than that.

Don't those who attend jewish ceremonies wear the Small Jewish cap on their heads? Didn't President Bush wear that Jewish cap when he visited the Holocaust Memorial in Israel? It was out of sheer cultural respect, wasn't it? Similarly, these ladies are wearing head-scarves to show their respect for the Moslem culture, as in most of the cases depicted, they're either visiting Mosques, or meeting officials of Theocratic Moslem states like Iran or Saudi Arabia. ...

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