Busy day here checking out Islam and its many inhuman ways of humiliating Muslims and non-Muslims alike. In this one a report from Somalia, where Somali pirates have offered to free a hostage family for the price of leaving their 13 year old daughter to the chief pirate, so she can be his wife, just like the profit had his wife.
What seems to any Western person an unbelievable offer makes complete sense when you are a member of a faith that assumes that 13 year old girls can serve as wives without any problem, and that women in general have absolutely no say in how their lives turn out. However most of the people in the modern world will say that the age of 13 is way too young to get married and that it is still a part of childhood as well as claim that every and any person holds a right to call its own destiny and future, be it a girl or boy, man or woman. It is the simple fact that the west that has been liberated from religion for the longest time (when comparing other civilizations) had reached this conclusion and implemented it in every aspect of human life – we should apriciate and be ready to fight for, there is no question that this is the right thing to do.
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