Tangent — It’s Hard to Stay on Topic

It’s especially hard to stay focused when I read crap like this:

Saudi women with attractive eyes may be forced to cover even them up, if resolution is passed

By Mail Foreign Service

Women with attractive eyes may be forced to cover them up under Saudi Arabia’s latest repressive measure, it was reported yesterday.

The ultra-conservative Islamic state has said it has the right to stop women revealing ‘tempting’ eyes in public.

A spokesperson for Saudi Arabia’s Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, Sheikh Motlab al Nabet, said a proposal to enshrine the measure in law has been tabled.

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I’m disallowing comments on this one since it could stray into something that’s not appropriate for this blog. But I had to get this off my chest. You have something to say, send me an email. See left sidebar labeled “CONTACT ME”. And yes the article is from the Daily Mail which majors in sensationalism, but this mentality is alive in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere, or should there be reminders of the barbaric thinking. It’s sad to me there is not more of a hue and cry about it. Pitiful.