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Originally posted by CrimsonKapital
I feel sorry for the OP OpinionatedB, she only wanted to share her experiences as a Muslim in the West, however I think she needs to understand the stigma attached to Islam...
Originally posted by ollncasino
Originally posted by MarioOnTheFly
Nice post I guess...I have no issue with faith. But I have issues with how women are treated in the muslim world.
So do I.
The Koran clearly states that husbands are allowed to beat disobedient wives.
Men are in charge of women by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other and what they spend [for maintenance] from their wealth. So righteous women are devoutly obedient, guarding in [the husband's] absence what Allah would have them guard. But those [wives] from whom you fear arrogance - [first] advise them; [then if they persist], forsake them in bed; and [finally], strike them. But if they obey you [once more], seek no means against them. Indeed, Allah is ever Exalted and Grand.
In the Hadith Muslim, Muhammad struck his favourite wife (Aisha who he had sex with when she was 9) in the chest becuase she had left the house without his permission.
Aisha narrates, "He struck me on the chest which caused me pain."
Hadith Muslim 4:2127
Islam condones wife beating. It is a mistake to assume that Islam is just another religion.
Originally posted by DeadSnow
reply to post by ollncasino
Have you actually read the Quran or do you just copy and past excerpts taken out of context from websites and blogs?
Originally posted by Jakes51
reply to post by OpinionatedB
No harm and no foul, and forgive me if what I said came off the wrong way. Optimism is a good thing, but sometimes it is like beating a dead horse. Like you, I was once a perpetual optimist. Then reality set in, and I decided to just take things as they come and try to reason and rationalize as much as possible this weird and often off-the-wall world we call home.
Originally posted by OpinionatedB
Also, never once was i judgemental of women who do not cover, only trying to show another side to/of women who choose to cover.