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Submitted by GWK (United States), Sep 16, 2009 at 21:14

Multiple sources, and please forgive my casualness above. I do not hate Muslims. I do, however, feel as if the Prophet was an incredible man in many respects. And I do feel that Ayesha was an incredible woman, but one who was taken away from her father at a young age, and who was subject to being a child bride in a powerful man's harem.

Is this the way all men should behave, or just those God selects as deserving of special favors? Because I know that deep in the dark recesses of most men's hearts, lascivious behavior is a pant up desire. It's just that so few theological figures ahve such a history of lascivious behavior and marrying infants.

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