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Old 04-03-2009, 07:09 AM
 
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Taliban hand out 37 lashes to girl seen with married man | World news | guardian.co.uk
The video was put out by the Taliban. The video is of a 17 year old girl who left the house with someone who was not a male relative. They said they do the same if they catch a woman shopping and not dressed appropriately. Tell me again why any woman would marry into islam or convert to islam?
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Old 04-03-2009, 07:38 AM
 
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Are you indicating that the Taliban are representative of the islamic religion?

Surely not.. surely you wouldn't want to take one group and then project that as the face of the entire religion or belief system..
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Old 04-03-2009, 07:43 AM
 
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They are in fact a represntative of the religion;HOWEVER, they are not the only representatives of the religion. Not all Muslims believe in this. That being said you cannot say that they do not represnt a portion of the religion because they do.
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Old 04-03-2009, 07:52 AM
 
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Sure, let's look at Islam in Africa, Saudi Arabia, or even in western nations like England and America where they're importing honor killing, mahdras schools, and sharia laws (one of the basis for the Taliban)
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Old 04-03-2009, 07:59 AM
 
Location: SW Missouri
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Taliban hand out 37 lashes to girl seen with married man | World news | guardian.co.uk
The video was put out by the Taliban. The video is of a 17 year old girl who left the house with someone who was not a male relative. They said they do the same if they catch a woman shopping and not dressed appropriately. Tell me again why any woman would marry into islam or convert to islam?
Of course, it is always these kinds of reports that make the news. Nobody hears about any of the good things that happen. It would be like *every* domestic violence case in the US being the ONLY thing on the news. What do you think that other countries would think about America if that is all they ever heard of us?

Anyway, assuming this story is true, the girl knows the rules and CHOSE to break them. She most probably knew the consequences as well. She took the gamble and lost. Tough noogies. Next time she will not be so quick to flaunt the rules, whether she likes them or not.

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Old 04-03-2009, 08:01 AM
 
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^^ The difference being is they want people to think of them that way, hence the reason they wanted the video distributed.
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Old 04-03-2009, 09:04 AM
 
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Anyway, assuming this story is true, the girl knows the rules and CHOSE to break them. She most probably knew the consequences as well. She took the gamble and lost. Tough noogies. Next time she will not be so quick to flaunt the rules, whether she likes them or not.
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And the true face of Islam . . . the religion of peace is revealed . . . as just as legalistic and Nazi-like as the fundamentalist Christians.
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Old 04-03-2009, 09:14 AM
 
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And the true face of Islam . . . the religion of peace is revealed . . . as just as legalistic and Nazi-like as the fundamentalist Christians.
Society without rules is anarchy. If you do not wish to live by the rules you must suffer the consequences. That is the only way that society can function. Islamic culture is no worse than any other culture, except that sometimes their rules are more strict. But if you don't listen to outside influences or try to prove some point by breaking the rules on purpose, then you have nothing to worry about.

I'm sure that this girls actions were willful and that is what got her into trouble - not so much the act as the motives behind it.

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Old 04-03-2009, 09:24 AM
 
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Your only saying that because your not there getting whipped.
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Old 04-03-2009, 09:25 AM
 
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PS - Ever heard of human rights LAWS ?
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