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Why do fundamentalists (both Christian and Muslem) fear vaginas? adult content


Asked by Anonymous at 3:32 PM on Sep. 26, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • I think this is actually a very real topic though it may have stemmed from a joke article to begin with. The early religions were matriarchal. Their gods were female and their priests were women. Men had no place in procreation as in the very early times, there was no connection that men had to be there to plant a sperm. It was believed that children grew miraculously in the belly of women without help. Unfortunately, in some ways for us women, men wised up. As society and religion became more patriarchal, women lost their rights and their power. Religions that had been woman centered were now seen as evil and the vagina was seen as something to be feared instead of revered. It was seen as something that could separate men from god. St Augustine had a lot to do with this in Christianity as he wrote against sex and women a great deal in his religious ravings.

    Answer by lilangilyn at 6:53 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Because vaginas can do the most awesomely amazing thing ever, and there's nothing their oppression, their destruction, their bullets and bombs can stop.
    We can create. They can't. Plain and simple.

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 3:45 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • I don't think it's so much a fear of vaginas as it is a horrible shame placed in sexuality in general, though it does seem that the male genitalia is seen as less repugnant than female. The role of women in the sacred texts is always one of fault. The woman is a temptress or a prostitute or a wife who can't bear children... there's always something WRONG with the women in sacred Abrahamic texts, and there is a HUGE stigma placed on sexuality. Most Christians and Muslims will tell you that it's not shame, that it "can bring couples closer to god in the confines of marriage", but come on... there IS a lot of shame and a lot of repression there. Some are just deluded enough to believe that they really are sexually fulfilled lol.

    Answer by Ati_13 at 12:46 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • They dont... that blog is a joke.... geesh... it lumped ALL muslims and ALL christians in one basket... I didnt bother reading the whole article... it is from a judgmental person who doesnt know what they are talking about!
    If you look at the bible and a some of the Christians.. many had large families... so that illogical blog doesn't fit!

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 4:03 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Epic fail btw

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 4:04 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 3:32 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Quoting lilangilyn "Men had no place in procreation as in the very early times, there was no connection that men had to be there to plant a sperm. It was believed that children grew miraculously in the belly of women without help."

    Well the ancient Egyptians understood that sperm was an important part of procreation and they are one of the oldest civilizations on earth. One creation myth states that the world sprung up miraculously from the ejaculated semen of Ra and that wherever it dropped life sprang forward creating the heavens, earth, man, etc... In the popular myth of Isis and Osiris the goddess Isis (goddes of magic) reanimates her dead husbands penis in order to conceive their son horus. They obviously understood something about a man's role in conception and that semen was an essential part of the equation. Additionally the oldest civilizations of the world were male dominated.


    Answer by -Cassandra- at 9:02 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • I didn't know they did, but if they do maybe they suffer from some delusion where the Vagina eats them. LOL

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 3:16 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • "Mythology and folk tales through history and throughout the world feature magical or virgin births." I'm still waiting for someone to show my ONE virgin birth from mythology ... so far I've seen none, zero, zip, ziltch, nada. And if you think that ALL Christians fear sex, then you should listen to John Piper preach on it. The blog reveals the author's ignorance - but not suprisingly.


    Answer by Gal51 at 4:17 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • they dont.............
    just like how not all athiest hate the sight of a church

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:52 PM on Sep. 26, 2010