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Fri May 15, 2015, 10:19 PM

37. Or else it's used to control all people's minds...?

Great article telling me of one woman's life growing up in Saudi Arabia... Unfortunately, part of the article clearly mentions the fundamentalist nature of the society, of which (I'll say) roughly half would be male and in good mind to keep things the way they are, no matter the protestations of the feminists.

I truly hope that women achieve all they desire in SA, as I hate the idea that half of any population being held captive by ancient male-centric thinking. But the fact is that while the male is in power, they will have no thinking on equality and the idea of self-governance of any of their female counterparts, though perfectly available to the male population.

I have no idea what life is like for either population in SA, but it seems from here, that one of them seems barbaric toward the other, and the other it would seem either accepts or suffers a penalty. I've only heard stories but of them I have heard pretty barbaric things.

I wish I could say that the only thing religion does is control women's sexuality, but the fact is... that could only come about if men were being controlled by the doctrines as well. The men, too, accept the word and apply it as they believe their god divines them to. (no evidence to back up any of it... just interpretations of ancient texts to justify actions whether the actions be good or bad.





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