[funsec] old news - but not here
knobdy at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 16:22:23 CDT 2007
On 9/13/07, Drsolly <drsollyp at drsolly.com> wrote:
> I think your point here is that women's bare chests are naughty, and men's
> aren't. And you can't see that this is just a cultural idea, not an
No, I don't think women's chests are naughty - I like 'em fine. What I
said, specifically, was that they could ban men from displaying their
chests and I would not have an argument.
> And somehow, you've decided that to be human, you must be able to show
> your face.
To be known, to be something other than a walking towel, yes...
> > Makes sense though, its probably easier to stone a person to death
> > when you've never seen, and can't see, their face.
> True. It's also easier to administer a lethal injection if you don't look
> the guy in the eyes while you do it.
> The problem here, is that if it's the religious beliefs that govern the
> nakedness standards, then it's a bunch of priests deciding, not the
The priests hold influence, not a vote.
> > Besides, it seems obvious that what the individual Iranians want is
> > NOT the same as what their dictators want.
> You thought that about Iraq, too.
I still do. Even suffering through a maddeningly biased "documentary"
the other night, all of the Iraqis were glad Saddam was gone. Thought
its true they probably would have preferred our help the FIRST time
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