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What worries me is to see that not only Charlie Hebdo, but you yourself travelled down the way from attacking the burqua to defend its wearers (from opressive male chauvinist co-religionists and family members) to attacking the women themselves.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Sun Apr 17th, 2016 at 04:01:35 PM EST
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Excuse me? Can you point me to where I'm attacking the women? I'm quite serious.

Is it an attack to say that wearing a burqa in a secular society is a political act? It's true that it assigns agency to the women, rather than considering them as political placards brandished by their men. The degree of agency is an interesting question, of course.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Wed Apr 20th, 2016 at 02:27:59 AM EST
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