Islam: Men Versus Women
It’s easy to see why men like Islam: they are favored in every way. They can have arranged marriages, and up to four wives. If they tire of one of their wives, they can divorce her on the spot and get a new model. They can rape and beat their wives whenever they want. The women and children they capture in jihad become their sex slaves forever. And if they die in the course of jihad, they are whisked to the Muslim sexual paradise and receive 72 eternally virgin busty angels.
In contrast, it does not seem very attractive to be a Muslim woman. She is always owned by a man; first her father, and then her husband. Her father arranges her marriage, and can kill her if she dishonors him. She is subject to genital mutilation (which the Muslims call female circumcision). She cannot go out in public unless heavily covered, and is limited in all her interactions with men. She cannot divorce without consent of her husband. She is limited to one husband at a time, and can never marry a non-Muslim. Her testimony in court is limited, as well as her right to inheritance. If she is raped and reports it, but cannot find four Muslim male witnesses to testify in her favor, then she herself is found guilty of fornication and/or adultery, and is whipped or stoned to death!
Moreover, Muhammad, the incarnation of allah on earth, said that women have half the intelligence of a man, and that most Muslim women will end up in Muslim hell (where they can never bother their husbands, who are in Muslim paradise).
So you might wonder how any woman can be proud to be a Muslim — and why, in the supposedly free and enlightened West, Democrats, feminists, and lesbians defend Islam so strongly?
The analysis that follows is not politically correct: There is clearly such a thing as instinctual human nature. Humans are designed to be tribal; to be fiercely loyal to one’s own tribe, and to fiercely hate the enemy’s tribe. Women want to have sex with men, and to be the mothers of children. Women come to love the father of their children (and vice versa). Men won’t abuse women they are fond of (at least too badly), and women will generally put up with male abuse, as long as it is not too bad.
If all this is true, then it would seem that Islam as practiced is not as bad for women as it could be in theory.