Worshipers of Baal
Problematic "undertones"

So much feelz

Muslim Girl:

Several years ago, at 35 years old, I converted to Islam.

It's funny reading the whole thing. She doesn't have a clue about Islamic laws. It's about how she feels regarding the segregated garbage bags feminine energy.

As I began to practice the religion, I unexpectedly felt an awakening of my feminine energy. Growing up in America, I rarely received any encouragement for my femaleness: I grew up distrusting my intuition in favor of verifiable facts, I learned to keep the discomfort of my menstrual cycles to myself and continued on those difficult days as if they were like any other. It was widely accepted by my female colleagues that we would be penalized in the professional world in if we had kids too soon or had too many. I had little notion of what feminine energy was and I was blind to just how hyper-masculine our Western culture is.

This next part shows a complete lack of self-awareness.

In this [Western] patriarchy, as the stories from #MeToo amply illustrate, women have been asked to squeeze themselves into a male-centeric society and way of doing things. You want a seat at the table? Well, they say: we set the rules, and you must conform to our way of doing things, and you must do whatever we ask, and in the way we like it, or you cannot have access to the keys we hold, and if you try to inject your vision, to infuse your essence, then we will stamp that out, we will squash you, we will remind you that we are the top of the hierarchy, and you are lucky to have a seat at the table where a few crumbs might fall your way.

How can the resulting psychology of this be anything but women feeling a deep and abiding sense of unworthiness?

She converted to Islam because it makes women feel so nurtured, loved, and worthy. The Onion couldn't top this parody in a thousand years.


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