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Thursday, October 08, 2009

Bikini vs. Burka: The Debauchery of Women

by Henry Makow Ph.D.

On my wall, I have a picture of a Muslim woman shrouded in a burka.
Beside it is a picture of an American beauty contestant, wearing nothing but a bikini.

One woman is totally hidden from the public; the other is totally exposed. These two extremes say a great deal about the clash of so-called "civilizations."

The role of woman is at the heart of any culture. Apart from stealing Arab oil, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are about stripping Muslims of their religion and culture, exchanging the burka for a bikini.

I am not an expert on the condition of Muslim women and I love feminine beauty too much to advocate the burka here. But I am defending some of the values that the burka represents for me.

For me, the burka represents a woman's consecration to her husband and family. Only they see her.It affirms the privacy, exclusivity and importance of the domestic sphere.

The Muslim woman's focus is her home, the "nest" where her children are born and reared. She is the "home" maker, the taproot that sustains the spiritual life of the family, nurturing and training her children, providing refuge and support to her husband.

In contrast, the bikinied American beauty queen struts practically naked in front of millions on TV. A feminist, she belongs to herself. In practice, paradoxically, she is public property. She belongs to no one and everyone. She shops her body to the highest bidder. She is auctioning herself all of the time.

In America, the cultural measure of a woman's value is her sex appeal. (As this asset depreciates quickly, she is neurotically obsessed with appearance and plagued by weight problems.)

As an adolescent, her role model is Britney Spears, a singer whose act approximates a strip tease. From Britney, she learns that she will be loved only if she gives sex. Thus, she learns to "hook up" furtively rather than to demand patient courtship, love and marriage. As a result, dozens of males know her before her husband does. She loses her innocence, which is a part of her charm. She becomes hardened and calculating. Unable to love, she is unfit to receive her husband's seed.

The feminine personality is founded on the emotional relationship between mother and baby. It is based on nurturing and self-sacrifice. Masculine nature is founded on the relationship between hunter and prey. It is based on aggression and reason.

Feminism deceives women to believe femininity has resulted in "oppression" and they should adopt male behavior instead. The result: a confused and aggressive woman with a large chip on her shoulder, unfit to become a wife or mother.

This is the goal of the NWO social engineers: undermine sexual identity and destroy the family, create social and personal dysfunction, and reduce population. In the "brave new world," women are not supposed to be mothers and progenitors of the race. They are meant to be neutered, autonomous sex objects.

Liberating women is often given as an excuse for the war in Afghanistan. Liberating them to what? To Britney Spears? To low-rise "see-my-thong" pants? To the mutual masturbation that passes for sexuality in America? If they really cared about women, maybe they'd end the war.

Parenthood is the pinnacle of human development. It is the stage when we finally graduate from self-indulgence and become God's surrogates: creating and nurturing new life. The New World Order does not want us to reach this level of maturity. Pornography is the substitute for marriage. We are to remain single: stunted, sex-starved and self-obsessed.

We are not meant to have a permanent "private" life. We are meant to remain lonely and isolated, in a state of perpetual courtship, dependent on consumer products for our identity.

This is especially destructive for woman. Her sexual attraction is a function of her fertility. As fertility declines, so does her sex appeal. If a woman devotes her prime years to becoming "independent," she is not likely to find a permanent mate.

Her long-term personal fulfillment and happiness lies in making marriage and family her first priority.

Feminism is another cruel New World Order hoax that has debauched American women and despoiled Western civilization. It has ruined millions of lives and represents a lethal threat to Islam.

I am not advocating the burka but rather some of the values that it represents, specifically a woman's consecration to her future husband and family, and the modesty and dignity this entails.

The burka and the bikini represent two extremes. The answer lies somewhere in the middle.

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  • At 7:22 AM, October 09, 2009 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Actually the biggest reason behind the liberation of women (at least from those feminist websites I've read) is that women are forced to wear the burka, which is something both feminists and libertarians are against.

    My understanding is that feminist and libertarians are very similar in that both of them are pro-choice.

    However, both of them have people who call themselves feminists and/or libertarians who are for force, which is contratry to what they claim to be for.

    There are some libertarians who are for mandatory taxes to fund the military, courts, etc but any sort of mandatory taxes is not libertarian, since it involves force. There are some feminists who are for the government making more laws, which they may not no it, but that's against choice (it's just adding choice to one and removing choice from another).

  • At 10:09 AM, October 09, 2009 , Blogger Militant Libertarian said...

    In the end, "libertarian" is just another label. Whether or not it actually applies is up to the observer.

    I've been called a fascist, a "Burhie," a Republican, a right-win nut, a leftist Commie, and worse. The only thing someone's called me in the past few months, politically, that comes close to fitting is "anarchist."

    I know supposed libertarians who love war, who love law enforcement, even many who think the USA PATRIOT Act was a good idea.

    "Libertarian" is just a label like anything else. Most "libertarians" who are part of the Libertarian Party, in my experience, are just glorified debate club members. They aren't fighting for or working towards any change. They just want to be able to use big words while describing things and be a part of the mental elite.

    I've met libertarians who're on welfare and government disability. I've met others who are independently wealthy. I've met libertarians who live in their parents basement. I've met some who are business owners and entrepreneurs.

    Welcome to human thought.

  • At 9:31 AM, October 11, 2009 , Anonymous Jan Baker said...

    Ah you're just in love with the word freedom. And in that no different from every other -ism, and it's those isms that are making us sick. How about being in love with the word obedient.

  • At 10:06 AM, October 11, 2009 , Blogger Militant Libertarian said...

    I tried the whole blind obedience thing. Worked until I was about three. I have red hair.


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