Monday, August 29, 2005

Ridiculous Calls To Ban Muslim Headdress

How stupid. Bronwyn Bishop, Federal MP, opens her big mouth again and says that girls shouldn't be allowed to wear the Muslim headdress in government schools. What on earth is going on with our politicians? Nothing out of the unusual I guess.

Are we going to ban Jews being circumcised because it is an obvious defiance of our "Christian" culture? Do you ban people wearing the cross on a necklace - State and church should be separated you know?

If I wish to start my own religion what is to stop me from conducting myself in any manner I want to because my religion allows it? Oh, that's right, I already worship money. Forgot. Sorry.

People are entitled to their own beliefs. Luckily, I don't have too many of them. Does the wearing of the Muslim headdress bother the ordinary everyday Aussie? Probably not. Mind you, you don't see too many Jews wearing the skullcap day-to-day. Do we not have Jewish people in this country or are they scared to wear their heart on their sleeve, or cap on their head as the case may be? It's not as if all of the Satanists aren't already running around in black leather jackets, black lipstick, black boots and hair dyed black. Oh, they're just our normal teenage girls, aren't they? My mistake. They are just trying to be different from everybody and looking the same as each other.

Religion. Let's have a war about it. Maybe let's not. There's no oil involved is there? Surely there is something more interesting going on in politics than a headscarf.


tmz_99 said...

I did that in high-school, as I went to a fairly strict school that allowed no jewelry,etc on guys. I started my own religion in order to wear what I wanted. It worked well.

Hammy said...

Tell me more about your religion. My mind is open to some strange things.

At my school boys were not allowed to wear necklaces and definitely no earrings. Things may have changed a little nowadays. But I doubt it. Australians are early adopters but don't like change all that much.

megha said...

hmm, surprising. i really did think australians had more clarity of thought and reason than that.

but, again, i suppose it's wrong to judge a people by the actions of one person, even if she does happen to be a representative. hmm.

Hammy said...

A representative is a loose term. She only represents people in her electorate as they have to vote somebody into office. Someone who represents you may not provide a convincing representation of your views.

It doesn't matter who you vote for, you still get the Government.

NewYorkMoments said...

If they ban circumcision, what are they going to use to make fried calamari?

Hammy said...

Interesting viewpoint. I hadn't thought about it that way. Perhaps Israel will become a larger trade partner if the ban was to been brought in.

NewYorkMoments said...

They could corner the market.

Hammy said...

Or ringbark it.