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John Q. Citizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-22-07 08:27 PM
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12. Fat men also in the Pacific Islands. the fatter the more status.
And you are correct that it has nothing to do with Islam. People overlay their culture onto their religion and it comes out quite different.
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  -What is thereabout Islam, particularly in African nations, that makes male followers so insensitive Bobbieo  Apr-22-07 08:04 PM   #0 
  - BobbieO as a descendant of Africans...  Ecumenist   Apr-22-07 08:11 PM   #1 
  - exactly.  mzteris   Apr-22-07 08:16 PM   # 
  - You forgot the damn bra.  jwirr   Apr-22-07 08:18 PM   #7 
     - I mentioned in my other post downthread  mzteris   Apr-22-07 08:26 PM   #11 
  - goes way back to the fertiliy goddesses  rodeodance   Apr-22-07 08:17 PM   #6 
  - Thank you Ecumenist - I studied ethnology in college but we never got to that part  Bobbieo   Apr-22-07 08:20 PM   #8 
  - Fat men also in the Pacific Islands. the fatter the more status.  John Q. Citizen   Apr-22-07 08:27 PM   #12 
     - It's a function of display of wealth  Nobody   May-02-07 11:33 PM   #19 
  - in a word . . . power. eom  ellenfl   Apr-22-07 08:12 PM   #2 
  - I think you're missing something  mzteris   Apr-22-07 08:13 PM   #3 
  - I never ever ever wear heels like you describe  crikkett   Apr-22-07 08:30 PM   #13 
  - Why is it always the women who are abused in these cultures  Bobbieo   Apr-22-07 08:32 PM   #14 
  - Two problems  hobbit709   Apr-22-07 08:15 PM   #4 
  - this is only one of the several elements i find that Posione the jar.. reguarding islam  sam sarrha   Apr-22-07 08:58 PM   #17 
  - This story only touches the tip of the iceberg. My son-in-law was  jwirr   Apr-22-07 08:16 PM   #5 
  - Women are the niggers of the world, according to John and Yoko in their song,  John Q. Citizen   Apr-22-07 08:24 PM   #9 
  - In the US Muslim men treat their wives as good or better than  theoldman   Apr-22-07 08:25 PM   #10 
  - What's your source for that?  Donald Ian Rankin   Apr-24-07 05:44 PM   #18 
  - find the documentary ..'Behind the Veil'  sam sarrha   Apr-22-07 08:53 PM   #15 
  - Islam?  Warpy   Apr-22-07 08:57 PM   #16 

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