the world seems to be afraid of "offending" the "immigrant" and while words like islamophobic are becoming more and more common.. we allow cruelity and injustice to go on in the name of "multiculturalism"
Tags: allah, exmuslim, islam, nesrin, nessrriinn, More…quran, sharia
@Unseen - I sympathize with your concern, but that is the meaning of compromise. It doesn't mean marrying off children as you put it. I'm only saying that if one can demonstrate several things, such as the fact that the person, young man or young woman, is not abused, exploited, etc. and is not a child, but a young adult, then we could afford to lower the age of consent for identifiable groups for whom this is valued (for whatever reason). But I would never support lowering an age of consent to a prepubescent age, which is the common practice in rural areas of some Islamic countries (northwest Iran Azeri's for example - which is where my family is from).
@Strega - exactly, not all young ladies that marry older men are abused. Every situation is different, but genital mutliation is always abuse (assault and battery and few other things). - kk
Frankly - and I don't believe this comes from any form of upbringing, religious or otherwise - I can't even imagine a scenario in which I would want to have sex with a prepubscent girl. That strikes me as more of a control issue, than a sexual one - get them too young to say no to anything. The only caveat Islam has, is that they must be old enough to bear the weight of a man.
I further can't imagine a prepubescent girl wanting to have, even looking forward to having, sex with me, and without desire, all that remains is mechanics.
Join Think Atheist
Welcome toThink Atheist
Get Started Nowor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Sunday School August 17th 2014
Sunday School August 10th 2014
Sunday School August 3rd 2014
Started by Unseen in Politics, Economics, Civil and Reproductive Rights, International Conflicts. Last reply by Emily Elizabeth 22 minutes ago.
Started by Corrie Berkley in Religion and the Religious, Atheism and Atheists. Last reply by Steven Ferrell 31 minutes ago.
Started by Roy Plisko in Physics, Astronomy, Cosmology. Last reply by Unseen 3 hours ago.
Started by Mo Trauen in Religion and the Religious, Atheism and Atheists. Last reply by James Cox 4 hours ago.
Started by Unseen in Politics, Economics, Civil and Reproductive Rights, International Conflicts. Last reply by Arcus 6 hours ago.
August 12, 2014 at 6am to October 12, 2014 at 7pm – Your house on TV
Posted by Brad Snowder on August 20, 2014 at 2:39pm
Posted by A. T. Heist on August 20, 2014 at 9:56am
We are in love with our Amazon
Gadget Nerd? Check out Giz Gad!
Advertise with ThinkAtheist.com
In need a of a professional web site? Check out the good folks at Clear Space Media
© 2014 Created by umar.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.