I understand there are differences between our culture and that of Saudi Arabia, but I did not realize until today some of the finer points. I was watching a show on the Travel channel and the host was invited to S.A., during his trip I picked up that only men wear white clothing, while the women get to dress in black (great option for the Sun). Aside from the many other things we don't share was when the host mentioned everything stops five times a day for prayer! Here we are fighting to get a moment of silence in the schools and these folks put their lives on hold five times a day for prayer. I guess it's easier to mold a person into extremes when you have their attention so often. I don't know what their prayers involve, but imagine if just twice a day we stopped what we were doing to give thanks? Those folks are holding onto their beliefs and we are fighting to keep our history and culture from being lost to athiests.
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