Nick Anderson by Nick Anderson

Nick Anderson

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  1. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    I have said it many times, it will be the women who save the Muslim faith.

  2. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 2 years ago

    Education is the only defense from ignorance. For instance, it was not until the 12th century that early Christians began to accept the concept of Zero as a value, rather than a religious statement of “void” or nothingness, i.e.- No God.. It was Muslims that introduced Christian monks to zero, a concept first established in 300 BC in India and points east. Needing a better way to count money probably helped the concept along.
    I heard a person say the best way to bring third world nations into the modern world is to educate and empower the women. Nearly every day, we hear of rape being used as a weapon against women by men of every religious persuasion. In some cultures, for a woman to be raped and live is an insult to her husband who shuns her as if it were her fault she was attacked. And men leave their children and their wife, and find another woman with whom to start a family. But in communities where women are protected by local authorities and given a chance to better themselves, the women and their children thrive.
    Here, American men, in the name of God, continue to try and make it more difficult for women to compete in a man’s world by underpaying them, overworking them, and forcing them to bear and care for children even in the case of rape or incest. A recent ad campaign had billboards showing a sexy woman in lingerie and the words, “Life is Short, Get a Divorce.” Churches welcome the married and divorced alike, and too many American fathers have no qualms about never seeing their children again after a divorce, leaving the mother to try to rebuild her life while caring for sons and daughters alone.
    Malala is everything the religious fanatic fears. An educated female with the courage to speak her mind instead of being ‘respectfully silent". Her father has been offered a position in England and I hope they stay. The Taliban has already promised to kill any of the family that returns.
    Education, especially when it includes music, art, sports, et al, empowers people. It makes friends out of geeks and jocks and it enables young men and women to make better decisions.
    “When a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do…He finds the woman who knows what’s going on."
    I’ve seen that quote in action too many times and am grateful for the many strong female role models I had growing up.
    As Steppenwolf said in their song, For Ladies Only- "Half the world has been built upon their(women’s) tears.
    Gratefully,
    C.

  3. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, about 2 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    The really bad part that most muslims ignore is that they once kept science and learning alive during the dark ages. Now they are busy supressing learning, education and science.

  4. DavidGBA

    DavidGBA said, about 2 years ago

    The Salufi just want to go back to the good old days of Mohammed’s lifetime in the 7th century, almost before the dark ages. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Ages

  5. coraryan

    coraryan GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    God bless this little girl. I fail to understand why any intelligent female would stay a part of that terrible, awful so-called religion.

  6. spyderred

    spyderred said, about 2 years ago

    Whatever Islam might once have been, it’s become a refuge for a bunch of flea-bitten misogynists to oppress women lest a woman show them for the uneducated, worthless persons they are. Exactly what this girl has done. She’s a heroine.

  7. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 2 years ago

    Women did run things way back, parts of their war is laid out in Genesis.
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    Men won, after agriculture led to larger groups some bright fellow figured out he and his buddies could just walk up to another group and kill them all.
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    The first warfare is outlined, violence before then was food or personal, not group.
    Women ran things on cooperation to best provide life for their children.
    They lost, the sheer fact of being dead overcomes good sense.

  8. NebulousRikulau

    NebulousRikulau GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @bhinkle

    Long term, it’s the new customers that the woman is indoctrinating into using your company. Short term, it’s the guy not leaving.

    Are you in business for the day-trading, or for the dividends?

  9. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    When the Shaw was deposed in Iran, most of the educated women left while they could, in order to escape the religious fundamentalists. It isn’t easy being imprisoned, or killed outright for opposing the mullahs, and they offer no apology!

  10. Gary Williams

    Gary Williams GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    The basic tenet of any religion is faith over facts. if one believes in faith one cannot believe in facts, it is as simple as that. All religions foster and promote ignorance that is the only way they can maintain control. Just keep ’em stupid and all is well in the world.

  11. markjoseph125

    markjoseph125 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @coraryan

    Or any other western sky-god religion (christianity, judaism, olympian religion). Zeus, Allah, and Jehovah (with or without a son) are one and the same (non-)entity, all male.
    Truly amazing reading: “Infidel” by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a woman who left islam.

  12. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, about 2 years ago

    I am currently re-reading a book called “when god was a woman”, by Merlin Stone, ©1976 by Merlin Stone, ISBN 0-88029-533-3. In it she details how women originally ran things with female gods, and female clergy. Then starting about 6000 years ago men started taking over and replaced the female gods with male gods. A real eye opener. This is why the world is in the shape that it is in. I don’t know if it is available to read online, or is at your public library.

  13. cjr53

    cjr53 said, about 2 years ago

    @bhinkle

    How many employees over all?
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    How many men carried a baby to full-term and stayed on?
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    How many women did not become pregnant and quit?
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    Or, how about some real percentage?
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    Most companies hire someone that won’t need much training. They tend to hire experience.

  14. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    It’s also worth noting how many Christian fundamentalists, and some Jews, also want their women subjugated, and ignorant, or for that matter, all their kids. (They call it "home schooling.)

  15. Noveltman

    Noveltman said, about 2 years ago

    Why exactly are Republican men afraid of women?

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