Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Another Ridiculous Pakistani Custom

One can always depend on rural Pakistan to provide Exhibit A on why so-called traditional societies are often the most demented and twisted. Take for example the recent "decision" handed down by the village elders who decided that the proper punishment in an adultery case was to wed the adulterer's two year-old daughter to the adulteress' forty year-old husband. Keep in mind all these people are cousins. All we can hope for is maybe the two year-old will get to see a book in her lifetime. Here's hoping.
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