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Submitted by Jason (United States), Nov 15, 2012 at 17:20

This is one of the few times I find myself at odds with Dr. Pipes. The suppression of women in the ARAB world (which is NOT the same thing as the Muslim world) has nothing to do with any fear of their out of control passion. It stems from the fact that the Arab world has basically followed the Ancient Greek model of sexuality: sex with boys for fun, sex with women for children. This is different from homosexuality as practiced in the West (a same sex partner for all occasions). Anyone who has spent any time there would see this in the forms of prostitution found there. The result, just as in Ancient Greece, is that women are viewed as either being intrinsically evil or subhuman. BTW, non-Muslims need to understand that most of what is referred to as "Muslim" law or tradition is not Muslim as all. It is Arab and is found nowhere in the Koran. This is especially true for Shariah Law. Very little of it actually comes from the Koran. The VAST majority of it comes from Arab tradition.

Lastly, we need to separate Muslim extremism from ARAB extremism. I contend that the former does not exist, and that what we are fighting is solely the latter. After all, it was 19 Saudi bastards that attacked America on 9/11. Even in places like Afghanistan, the Taliban (the group that most closely follows the ARAB traditions in Islam) are a small minority. So let's stop painting Islam with the same broad brush that should be applied strictly to the ARABS.

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