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Originally posted by Breizhoo
Originally posted by hadriana
When we clarified our definition - the complete face covering including the eyes, or JUST the eyes visible - then we all came to a consensus that we did not like it one bit - not one of us
[edit on 16-1-2010 by hadriana]
Careful, Hadriana. If you want to be precise, if one can see even just the eyes, it's not a burqa, it's a niqab. The burqa has a grid hiding the eyes.
Originally posted by Sheeper
reply to post by truthquest
Do you believe they are wearing full body garments with only slits for the eyes, as a fashion statement? Do you believe that they woke up and said, hmmm what should I wear, yes this conseal's my body quite nicely? Maybe they dress this way because they have been bred to accept such things. Ofcourse they "want" to, it's not as if they "don't want" to. But if you had any deeper grasp of the actual intentions that inspired such behavior you might regret supporting such an archaic and inhumane "piece of garment". You see it isn't just a "piece of garment" it was traditionally the intention of oppression, after all they are very beautiful women, we can't be having them lusted after.
[edit on 8-1-2010 by Sheeper]
"The wearing of the full veil is a challenge to our republic. This is unacceptable. We must condemn this excess,"
Presenting the report to the French National Assembly, speaker Bernard Accoyer said the face veil had too many negative connotations. "It is the symbol of the repression of women, and... of extremist fundamentalism. "This divisive approach is a denial of the equality between men and women and a rejection of co-existence side-by-side, without which our republic is nothing." The report is expected to be followed by the drafting of a bill and a parliamentary debate on the issue.
Originally posted by truthquestFrankly I don't give a damn about why they are wearing what they chose to wear. Going on a violent authoritarian rampage to be stop unwanted clothing is ridiculous.
Originally posted by learningtofly
reply to post by Wendroid
I think you will find that women are forced to wear it.
I am not being fascile.
This is a fact.