posted on Sep, 6 2010 @ 06:23 PM
Study a little anthropology and you'll find that there are NO universal taboos...that what's abhorred in one society may well be normal in
We are looking at this scenario through our own cultural lens and left shocked while Afghanis shrug. There's just no clear answer, and we sure as
heck aren't going to change it on them in a hurry. Further, considering other accepted customs like rampant government corruption and the treatment
of women, one really has to consider what we're doing there trying to 'Westernize' them. They don't see these things as evil...simply the way it
Best thing we can do is blast them with our Western culture, not guns, control our funding, and let the wheel turn a little slower.
All very queer, and no pun intended.