Islam is Cool. By the Way, Here's a Wife.

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Hoping to expand your nuptial smorgasbord? Add Shaadi to your list -- which, if you've been paying attention, should already include Russians, Filipinos and good white-bread Christian girls.

Shaadi is a conservative Indian "matrimonial" site, which I guess is less obnoxious than Filipina Heart's more overt cattle call. I found the ad alongside an article titled "Ad campaign promoting Islam angers NY lawmaker." Dude, that is some seriously misguided contextual action.

by Angela Natividad    Jul-23-08   Click to Comment   
Topic: Bad, Online, Strange   

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Hi Angela:

Not sure that I understand the connection between the article and the ad. The main religion of India is Hindu.

Cordially,

Steve

Posted by: Steve McNamara on July 23, 2008 4:21 PM

Hey Steve,

I wasn't drawing a connection between Islam and India. I just think an article about tensions over Islam -- whose tenets have sometimes been used as legal justification for polygyny -- is an indelicate place for a "matrimonial services" ad.

Despite its best efforts to vibe like a Match.com, Shaadi is what it is -- pretty much a mail order bride (or groom?) site.

Posted by: Angela on July 23, 2008 5:29 PM

Angela,

You ignorant slut.

Hindus need to marry Hindus. The website helps a fairly small subset of the world's population find each other.

It is nothing like a mail-order bride service.

I hate you. You have ruined Adrants.

Posted by: ihatedumbpeople on July 24, 2008 12:58 PM

@ihatedumbpeople - why dont you tell us what you really think?

You know what's really ruining Adrants? Trolls like you!

Also, with a global population of just under 1 billion people I'd say Hindus are slightly larger than the 'fairly small subset of the world's population'

Posted by: dm on July 24, 2008 1:52 PM





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