Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Saudis are Nuts

All religion is nuts. Just crazy. We might better deify the tooth fairy for all of the sense that organized religion makes. But it seems to bring comfort to a lot of people. Our government supports religion by endorsing practices and other nations that are religious.

One of our nuttiest moves is to support Saudi Arabia (but maybe we have to because of our need for their oil?). They are an Islamic nation and have some of the craziest views of any group of people on earth. You're just gonna love this story from Boing Boing...

The Telegraph reports that a Saudi court won't allow an 8-year-old girl to divorce her 58-year-old husband. The court in its wisdom ruled that the girl must reach puberty before she can pursue her case.
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