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You missed the earlier post where in Ireland until very recently, (1996) some women were held as slaves essentially, for life, by Christian organizations, for having sex, being too flirtatious, getting molested, or raped, etc.
Originally posted by nonetruegod
reply to post by Isawsomething
Find a true western person who still believes this and you've found yourself a liar or a mentalist. Either way would be an complete outcast of society and if they acted like they believed they would be more likely to be hunted by a mob and beaten for being a monster not a victim.
Originally posted by Byteman
reply to post by ModernAcademia
Pro-muslims always say Muslims are peaceful, but they always point to Muslims that don't live in Muslim countries.
Four people, including a Muslim cleric, have been arrested in connection with Hena's death, the BBC said. Police said they were looking for another 14 people in the case.
Bangladesh's high court has ordered district officials in Shariatpur to explain why they did not protect the girl, The Daily Star said. The court ruled eight months ago that Shariah punishment was illegal. -AOL news
Originally posted by undo
reply to post by vardlokkur
i don't think killing people because they are: 1) sick in some way, 2) have a different world view than your own, 3) have had a member at any given time in the past, do horrific things, or 4) have laws that are inhumane, is such a good idea. primarily because it shows no concept of compassion and gives the impression that no one of your particular world view/nation has ever done anything wrong.
genocide is not an option we are supposed to be exercising, as human beings.edit on 9-2-2011 by undo because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by celimonster
An eye for an eye sounds like the perfect punishment. I guess religion is something to blame. I just dont understand how a family can beat a girl for being raped and believe she's a whore. How in the world does that even work in someone's mind? Poor girl.