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Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues
in response to reader comment: The burqa as deed and spore

Submitted by the Grand Infidel of Kafiristan (Australia), Sep 6, 2009 at 16:59

Paul M.

Your point that 'The burqa is also a highly visible symbol of Arab inferiority, cultural backwardness, fear, and arrogance when it's seen in developed countries.' is certainly 100% true - and so are the rest of the points you've made.

The one and only thing in its favour is that the burqa becomes a bit of a uniform for them and allows everyone else to actually identify those individuals who are culturally backward, fearful and/or arrogant. (I'm trying to look at it positively).


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