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1 celticdragon  Wed, Jun 8, 2011 10:05:30am

Back to sex markets for female prisoners of war and being imprisoned in a harem like 250 years ago?

My God.

2 shutdown  Wed, Jun 8, 2011 10:15:07am

re: #1 celticdragon

Back to sex markets for female prisoners of war and being imprisoned in a harem like 250 years ago?

My God.

This suggestion is rooted in Old Testament-era practises of dividing war spoils, such spoils defined to include women and children. Women became concubines, slaves, etc. What is being discussed is merely reflective that some religious extremists (Muslim, Jewish, Christian) have never been able to divorce themselves from social mores common at the dawn of recorded history.

3 celticdragon  Wed, Jun 8, 2011 10:31:35am

re: #2 imp_62

This suggestion is rooted in Old Testament-era practises of dividing war spoils, such spoils defined to include women and children. Women became concubines, slaves, etc. What is being discussed is merely reflective that some religious extremists (Muslim, Jewish, Christian) have never been able to divorce themselves from social mores common at the dawn of recorded history.

This was still common practice in the Ottoman Empire up through the conclusion of the Greek War. A famous 19th Century sculpture depicts a nude Christian Greek girl in chains on her way to be sold as a sex slave.
[Link: www1.assumption.edu...]

4 celticdragon  Wed, Jun 8, 2011 10:33:38am

That should have been "Greek War of Independence".

5 laZardo  Wed, Jun 8, 2011 10:44:30am
WTF is wrong with some people?

Religion, that's what.

...oh wait, you mean just some.

6 Lobengula  Wed, Jun 8, 2011 12:18:12pm

So... the moral way to prevent adultery amongst pious kuwaiti men is to enslave a captive russian woman and rape her? Isn't organised religion lovely?


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