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  1. Jan 2017
    1. Women's groups say polygamy is putting women at risk. "These women can be abused, raped, mistreated, and because their marriages

      women can be abused through polygamy because they dont have rights

    2. "If a husband takes a second wife and doesn't behave equally toward her, when he dies he will be handicapped in the hereafter and go to hell," he said.
    3. Islamic scholars washed their feet as they debated the merits of a second marriage.


    4. financial burden

      it is hard to pay for all his children

    5. "My rule is to behave equally toward all of my wives," he said. "But the first wife was very, very jealous when the second wife came. When the third arrived, the first two created an alliance against her. So I have to be a good diplomat."

      it is really hard for women to accept other wives

    6. Ottoman period, when harem culture abounded and having several wives was viewed as a symbol of influence, sexual prowess and wealth.

      polygamy= higher status

    7. Because polygamous marriages are not recognized by the state -- imams who conduct them are subject to punishment -

      authorities dont punish for poligamy

    8. polygamy reinforces the stereotype

      a way to stay out of EU

    9. Polygamy is creating cultural clashes in a country struggling to reconcile the secularism of the republic with its Muslim traditions.

      religion is competing with politics

    10. The practice is generally accepted under the Koran.

      accepted in koran for muslims

    11. God commands us to be fruitful and multiply."

      felt like god commanded him to do this.

    12. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who outlawed polygamy in 1926, is prominently displayed.

      polygamy was outlawed but speaker is one now

    13. With his 5 wives, 55 children and 80 grandchildren, 400 sheep, 1,200 acres of land and a small army of servants, Aga Mehmet Arslan would seem an unlikely defender of monogamy.

      defending monogamy but he has more than one wife

  2. Oct 2016
    1. Try “Hine pumpkin” to see cheerier photographs by legendary documentary photographer Lewis W. Hine.

      happier art

    2. Baldung witches” to see a number of the German Renaissance painter Hans Baldung’s ghoulish drawings
    3. “caprichos” will lead you to Francisco Goya’s legendary series of prints, rife with witches, demons

      more art

    4. Henry Fuseli’s famous “Nightmare,”

      haloween art

    5. search for “Day of the Dead” to find images of calacas

      different sections with phostos from each place before 1800

    6. celebrate the season, there are thousands of suitably macabre images in the Artstor Digital Library

      museum for halloween images all over,

    7. Brazil, Dia de Finados(“Day of the Dead”) is celebrated on November 2

      different day but same celebration

    8. Guatemalans build and fly giant kites
    9. Ecuador, the Day of the Dead is observed with ceremonial foods

      celebrated by having their cutures favorite food.

    10. Many Latin American countries hold similar celebrations, with some colorful regional differences:

      same but different

    11. People in Mexico often build altars using brightly decorated sugar skulls, marigolds (popularly known as Flor de Muerto, “Flower of the Dead”),

      differnt beliefs within a culture

    12. the celebration conflates the Catholic holidays with an Aztec festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl, the “Lady of the Dead.”

      Aztecs honor a god

    13. Mexico is known as Día de los Muertos, “Day of the Dead,”

      Honor the dead in Mexico

    14. Roman Catholic heritage, All Saints Day and All Souls Day (November 2)

      different day for a different religion with a different reason.

    15. The evening before All Saints Day was referred to as All Hallows’ Eve, which eventually became Halloween.

      They honor the saints in celtic religion

    16. stems from the Celtic harvest festival of Samhain (roughly, “summer’s end”) held on October 31–November 1, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes

      celtic halloween