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Originally posted by DisgustedOne
reply to post by resistancia
I am male, but honestly, more often than not, the behavior of those of my own gender DISGUST me. Are you saying that in some countries, the younger the bride, the greater the grooms status?????? Sad, sad, sad.....
Originally posted by StevenDye
It only seems wrong because it is not okay where you come from.
"We've been hearing about these types of cases once every four or five months because the Saudi public is now able to express this kind of anger, especially so when girls are traded off to older men,"
Originally posted by StevenDye
In reply to the videos... Once more, something we are no longer brought up with...but go back a few decades and it wasn't too dissimilar most places.
A good example is American law, which allows the execution of certain prisoners, something that many people are against, yet America doesn't remove that law...
Lines have to be drawn, regardless of religion or where you come from, if she is being forced completely against her will and not allowed to divorce; then something does need to be done. But even again, things were similar everywhere at some point, though perhaps not always by courts.
"When the churches literally ruled society, the human drama encompassed: (a) slavery; (b) the cruel subjection of women;(c)the most savage forms of legal punishment; (d) the absurd belief that kings ruled by divine right; (e) the daily imposition of physical abuse; (f) cold heartlessness for the sufferings of the poor; as well as (g) assorted pogroms ('ethnic cleansing' wars) between rival religions, capital punishment for literally hundreds of offenses, and countless other daily imposed moral outrages. . . . It was the free-thinking, challenging work by people of conscience, who almost invariably had to defy the religious and political status quo of their times, that brought us out of such darkness."
Its good that the public of Saudi Arabia are expressing anger about this practise and rising up against the injustices and outrages of the wahhabi cult mentality.
Originally posted by logician magician
What you all fail to realize is that...
Everyone speaking out and condemning the beliefs/practices of a sovereign nation are in fact part of the NWO mindset.
Go ahead, admit it. You would like your beliefs enforced upon other sovereign nations because you all have shown that you believe in an absolute right.
Well, you asked for it. You shall receive!
Prepare to meet your overlords.
Originally posted by Majorion
What's funny, is that you'll rarely hear THIS side of the story from the media outlets.
During a school fire in Mecca in March they reportedly drove back girls who tried to escape without wearing headscarves, and prevented male rescuers from entering the building on the grounds that they would be "mixing" with the opposite sex. Fourteen girls died in the blaze.
Originally posted by HunkaHunka
reply to post by yenko13
Oh puhlease.. not 400 hundred years ago Europe was doing the same thing.
This is not so much sick as it is completely alien to western culture today.
I'm not advocating it in any sense of the word, simply saying that let's not act like this is some sort of islamic pedophilia.
Ok... let's get this straight.
The more fundamentalist your religion, the more PRIMITIVE you are. The more PRIMITIVE you are.. the more your values are based on survival of your family lineage and social dominance.
That goes for all religions.
So given the fundamentalist nature of many sects of Islam, this is not unexpected. As I said... 400 years ago Europe was doing the same thing.
...according to its critics, it is also a dangerous, highly sophisticated propaganda operation, disseminating hate and disinformation on an unprecedented worldwide basis.