Wednesday, November 29, 2006

'Uncovered Meat'?

Have a look here at a transcript of Sheik Hilali's speech.

"..."If the woman is in her boudoir, in her house and if she's wearing the veil and if she shows modesty, disasters don't happen....".

Is he really saying that if some men, of some cultures, can't control themselves (when clearly most can) then it is the woman's fault and not theirs?

That is no different than saying that a thief is not at fault because someone else's property exists in the open that they might like or want.

Perhaps he is really saying that some cultures are in fact incompatible with western values and norms?

A change is as good as a holiday.

This is my first week in my new job. I've gone from working on these;

To working on things like this;

Like I said, a change is as good as a holiday.