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I'm not Muslim, but I would be extremely offended if it came to light that these images were, in fact, actually photoshopped. I would have to ask
why someone would take it upon themselves to do such?
If they are not altered in any way, then I am extremely offended as a woman that other women are expected to live out their lives this way.
I am at a complete loss as to how this continues to be justified?
I agree with the sentiment that, as a whole, many other cultures outside of Islam have gone way overboard in sluttin'-it-up with the gross lack of
clothing that has become considered as perfectly normal.
For instance, it is almost IMPOSSIBLE for me to find shorts for my 7 year old daughter that are of a decent length for a child. Little girls' shorts
should not be so short that they could almost pass for underwear.
And for myself, it is almost impossible for me to find a tank-top that keeps my bra and bra strap completely covered without me having to "monitor"
my clothing after any significant physical activity. If I wanted to show the world my bra, then I wouldn't be wearing the damn tank-top....I mean,
But it seems that Sharia-compliant women are at the COMPLETELY OPPOSITE end of the spectrum. These burka things that they are expected to wear seem
just as inappropriate as the lack of clothing seen in other cultures. Even more so, as it seems obvious to me that they severly limit these women as
to what activities they are even physically able to participate in. That would make it more of a handicap than just a simple inconvenience, in my
For crying out loud!! They have no business being in the water with all that fabric, as it does nothing execept exponentially increase their chances
of drowning.....they might as well be swimming with an anvil or a cinder block!!!
Is there anyone that can explain how they justify expecting women to dress this extreme? Please share your thoughts and understandings as to how you
believe this type of clothing is needed, wanted and desired.
As stated previously, I in no way claim that the lack of clothing exhibited by non-Islamic cultures is justified. Thus I would like to make it clear
that my intent is NOT to pass judgment on the religious beliefs that Islamic women should be covered. I agree, women should not be parading around
like sidewalk whores.
However, I also feel that it is perfectly acceptable to appreciate the beauty of a woman when done so tastefully and respectfully---whether that be
the woman or the observer.