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Saturday, March 25, 2006

Mark Steyn says it best,

as usual. His thoughts on the recent problem in Afghanistan with Christian converts is priceless.

"In a more culturally confident age, the British in India were faced with the practice of 'suttee' - the tradition of burning widows on the funeral pyres of their husbands. Gen. Sir Charles Napier was impeccably multicultural:

'You say that it is your custom to burn widows. Very well. We also have a custom: When men burn a woman alive, we tie a rope around their necks, and we hang them. Build your funeral pyre; beside it, my carpenters will build a gallows. You may follow your custom. And then we will follow ours.'".

Read the whole thing.


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