Thursday, May 10, 2007

women for religion?

I have often heard that our morals come from religion. take one example where it does not: Women and Men are created equals. There is no religious orthodoxy in history that has not attempted in the name of religion and/or religious scripture to oppress women. examples abound: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and they all regulated women's bodies, thoughts, behavior, and actions.

when women have secured their equality by struggling against religious orthodoxies, why do they still flock to religion?

1 comment:

Id it is said...

That's a great question! Why do women support religion? The answer lies perhaps in the fact that all religions are up for interpretation and each one of us interprets it to our convenience as a crutch to lean on during adverse times. Women are therefore as much dependent on the opiate of religion as men are, and hence...