We are NOT nuns!

// February 10th, 2007 // Blog

“If you are a man and you see a woman in a headscarf, it doesn't mean that she rejects sex. It means she rejects sex with you.”

The West And The Veil: Think Again

7 Responses to “We are NOT nuns!”

  1. Daniel says:

    Now look here, iMuslim, I saw a woman wearing a headscarf down the street today and I saw no sign that she rejected having sex with me.

    She was not carrying a placard stating DANIEL SUCKS or THE ANSWER IS NO, DANIEL! Anyway, I am crushed. I may not sleep tonight and may decide to end it all by jumping off a bridge. Rejection is so hard to take.

    Well, all right, there isn’t a bridge nearby, not one that would achieve much more than breaking my ankle. Drowning is out because of the drought. Perhaps I could get a brown snake to bite me.

    Next time, if I don’t look at the woman, does that mean I’m not rejected?

  2. iMuslim says:

    Daniel, ‘lowering the gaze’ is highly encouraged in Islam, so i’d go with that, if i were you!

  3. Manas Shaikh says:

    I saw the picture/photograph that caused this post (I mean through an article to a blog post at nisa).

    It could be just curiosity! i mean the girl’s, (who is in the picture); But the photographer’s creativity has to be admired.

    All westerners are very sure that given a chance, everybody will live like them! I find that rather amusing.

  4. Manas Shaikh says:

    Commenting on your poem not allowed?

    Not fair, not fair at all!!!!!

  5. Lucyp says:

    Some men do lower their gaze, lower it from your face to your chest.

  6. iMuslim says:

    Manas: Unfair, how?

    Lucy: BRILLIANT! I slapped my hands together in a very Indian-esque way when i read that, out of appreciation. Good one!

  7. Daniel says:

    Now look, Lucy, lowering our gaze to the chest area of females is programmed into us genetically. It’s nature’s way of showing that we who can’t produce progeny are inferior, only bit players in the process.

    Cheers!

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