Originally posted by FallenFromTheTree
While I can understand why SOME women should never ever sing!
These oppressive code of conduct rules are clearly written only to serve men
while some of us prefer to follow the words that were written to serve God.
Well, actually, if you think about how many men google over the dallas cowboy cheerleaders, or some of the female pop stars in america, well, are you
sure it serves men? Think about some of the things these women put themselves through to stay attractive and slim, just for your enjoyment. Well, in
their view, laws like this "frees them" from this type of exploitation. Hidden behind their garb, they are free to be whatever they desire to
That being said, well, afghanistan was beating women for wearing shoes that were too loud when they walked.
As far as the law probably not being enforced, I really don't know much about Iran, most of what I have read leads me to believe that the people seem
to want a nice balance between the secular and religion. Iran has been moving towards a more secular society in the past 5 years or so (that's if
America's actions hasn't fueled the clerics power base.
If afghanistan, saudi arabia, and probably Iran also, they have they have a special police force just for these "virtue" issues. In afghanistan
they would actually go house to house measuring the mens beards, just to make sure that they weren't shaving them during those times when it was
forbidden, again, doesn't seem to be serving men much, does it? All in all, I think it is an equal opportunity suppressive system...
I mean, just think guys, if your wives couldn't drive, how many times would you have to turn off your football game to ride her to the market for
grocery shopping? or worse yet, shopping for clothes!!
To me, it's just one heck of a oppresive system that serves mainly to tie people up struggling with everyday life issues, thus no time to think of
the solutions needed to better their situation.