--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "seventhray27" <steve.sundur@...> wrote: > > of course, as I understand it, many woman like the veil. on the other hand I > am sure they would like to be able to drive, and vote and do some of the > other things they are prevented from.
Sure. But in India women are driving and voting, there are still societal rules which are very restrictive, I am not defending them of course. But don't forget that India had women as PM's before many western societies had. For example did the US ever have a female president? > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, navashok <no_reply@> wrote: > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb <no_reply@> wrote: > > > > <snip> > > > > > Think Arab countries. The women there were in this position, > > > of having no viable life unless they managed to attract a > > > man. And what did they have to *work* with, when attempting > > > to do this? About ten square inches around their eyes. > > > > I don't know about Arab counties, but many Muslim girls in India wear a > > veil too. And right, you see only the eyes, but the eyes are actually one > > of the most attractive parts of a human being. And yes, they do work with > > them, they can give you glances and be flirtatious even. > > > > Also. at least in India, almost all marriages are arranged, that is to say, > > they don't have to attract a partner, and most of the arab girls are > > married at a very young age. They will carry the veil only in public, on > > the streets, not at home. A prospective husband only will have to be > > invited to the home, and he will see her dressed like any other Indian > > girl. Or he will go to a restaurant, she will remove the veil while eating. > > I also don't think that they wear it at school. Think of the veil as being > > a street dress. > > > > > The rest of them was covered, head to toe, by some kind of > > > clothing to hide it. It *wasn't* as if they could flaunt a > > > bountiful pair of bazooms under their burnooses, right? > > > > Not quite right. I was surprised on one of my earlier trips to India, there > > were a few muslim girls, all veiled, running past me very close with their > > breast shaking and giggling. I mean, it's not so obvious, but there are > > ways. > > > > I actually like this, I mean the veil, as eyes are the most important part, > > and the concentration on the eyes usually makes a woman more beautiful. > > > > > All > > > they had to work with was their eyes (the rest of their > > > faces hidden behind a veil) and their Second Attention. Duh. > > > It's just a no-brainer as to whether they'd use it. > > > > Yep. > > >