Thursday, February 11, 2010

Madness


I know that looks aren't everything, but what kind of madness is it that persuades one person to marry another without even seeing their face?

5 comments:

  1. Have you not heard that the eyes are the mirror to the soul?

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  2. I would hazard a guess that the lady in your picture is not buck toothed and hairy but I could be wrong

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  3. ...and doesn't seem to be cross-eyed either, but who says 'she' is a lady at all?

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  4. For people to do that kind of thing, as Richard Dawkins would say, it takes religion.

    Funny that someone was allowed to take a photo of her (or rather her sister). Presumably it must be a female photographer or male relative, and photographs must not be viewed by or accessible to other males. If it's a commercial print, presumably the printing and any processing must be done by a female. Women can I assume work in Dubai.

    Oh, and the photo in the Telegraph story looks very badly chosen. It looks to me like a picture of an Indian Hindu woman, not an Arab Muslim at all.

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  5. Hi Carl,

    Yes, I am sure that is exactly what Richard Dawkins would say.

    I wondered about the photo of her sister too, although it is probably a mistake to try to apply logic to the situation.

    As for the photo in the Telegraph...

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