Talk:Honor killings

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Might want to move this to the "singular" title? ħumanUser talk:Human 20:23, 17 March 2009 (EDT)


This discussion was moved here from User talk:Human.

Hey, would you take a look at this? I haven't linked anything to it yet, cause I'm not sure of the line I'm walking or the tone. Oddly, the more I read about this, the more angry i've become at Islam in just 2 days. Yet at the same time, I don't want to sound like i think all of Islam thinks this way. Just see if you think it's challenging enough, not challenging at all, too apologetic, too weaslie, not weaslie enough. I've not really written anything even remotely controversial on a wiki before, so I wanted a second look. Honor killings--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Oh, my Lolita, I have only words to play with! V.Nabokov» 19:44, 17 March 2009 (EDT)--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Oh, my Lolita, I have only words to play with! V.Nabokov» 19:44, 17 March 2009 (EDT)

It looks like a good start, thanks for the heads up. Needs a little copyediting for MoS things, no big deal. Who is "name" on NPR, by the way? Also, domestic violence is not routinely and completely frowned upon... Anyway, it's certainly "on mission", and also, anytime you find yourself wanting to critique Islam heavily, usually the modifier "fundamentalist" is a fair way to show we aren't talking about moderates, etc. And let's face it, fund. Islam really is worse than fund. Xtianity these days. ħumanUser talk:Human 20:20, 17 March 2009 (EDT)
Opps, "name" is "goo look this up" that I forgot to look up. what got me onto this topic, in fact, was a discussion on NPR about the fact that the beheading recently, was "just domestic violence". I don't buy that, actually, even though I understand that Islam has a bad rap, and everyone runs and says "oh, violence. must be an honor killing". I really think even moderate Islam is a problem here, cause only the most extremely progressive leaders are calling the communities out. It's like you see with xians "well, I don't agree that it's ok to pick on girls getting an abortion, but as a Christian, it's not my place to tell other christians how to live." OH HELL YES IT IS.  ;-)--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Oh, my Lolita, I have only words to play with! V.Nabokov» 20:39, 17 March 2009 (EDT)
Well, really, it's no one's place to "tell other[s] ... how to live", but I know what you mean. Anyway, that's why we distinguish, use the modifier of your choice? When enough decent people stand up against a horror, it at least makes defining the real monsters easier as a specific sub-group. Anyway, we should take further discussion to the talk page there so it doesn't get lost in an archive here... in fact, I'll try copying this over there using those fandangled templates someone made. ħumanUser talk:Human 20:44, 17 March 2009 (EDT)

Category Hinduism?[edit]

I removed the category with the comment "Honor killing is not supported by any Hindu text or authority or guru, and is not practicised in Hinduism".

It was reverted but why?

Is there any factual evidence that honor killing is part of Hinduism, or is it a case of linking all non-Christian religions with honor killing even without fact?--Stargazer (talk) 19:09, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

Honor killing is indeed practiced in some communities. I have added text with references to that effect. Bongolian (talk) 20:27, 13 October 2017 (UTC)
Thank you for the Chesler article. But I don't understand why you are still citing the article about Nirupama Pathak, even though later news reports reported that it was not a honor killing. --Stargazer (talk) 21:43, 13 October 2017 (UTC)
I have now deleted the Pathak reference. Bongolian (talk) 22:31, 13 October 2017 (UTC)