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Submitted by donvan (United States), Oct 2, 2011 at 22:01

The point is to make the females feel "subdued". A womans hair is viewed as her "Glory" in Christian cultures. Long flowing hair is viewed by I'slam as an affront to the "Submission" required by Islam. "I'slam" is a declairitive statement meaning "Youmust

or will submit" , A "Muslam" is one who has submitted. While the dogma of I'slam refers to submission to Al lah, (Arabic for "The God") the practical application is submission to authority, and in I'slam the male is always the authority relative to females. Females "Covering up", whether the simple head scarf or a full burqua, are intended to demonatrate that the female is indeed "Subdued" . The problem is, once the female, has "Submitted" the she is in a dimminished status, and therefore may be exploited by the male. I'slam permits physical abuse, abandonment, non support, and denial of basic rights to women. This is, in my opinion, due to the requirement that women "Submit".

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