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  1. Jan 2017
    1. If a husband takes a second wife and doesn't behave equally toward her, when he dies he will be handicapped in the hereafter and go to hell," he said. Advertisement Continue reading the main story


    2. he regretted his multiple marriages and had forbidden his sons to take more than one wife. He is also educating his daughters.

      at least he has told his children to not do it and educated women where books are forbiden for women

    3. criminalizing adultery,

      whats adultary

    4. Because polygamous marriages are not recognized by the state -- imams who conduct them are subject to punishment -- the wives have no legal status, making them vulnerable when marriages turn violent

      why would the female agree if they knew they would literally have nothing and be at risk

    5. polygamy reinforces the stereotype of Turkey as a backward country,

      does this mean like going back to older times were more things were acepted

    6. Polygamy is creating cultural clashes in a country struggling to reconcile the secularism of the republic with its Muslim traditions

      how does it create crashes

    7. is struggle to remember all of his children's names

      thats so pathetic

    8. "But I wouldn't do it again," he added, listing the challenges of having so many kin -- like the need to build each wife a house away from the others to prevent friction

      instead of having friction he should have made the disition to have i wify

    9. "Marrying five wives is not sinful, and I did so because to have many wives is a sign of power,

      what is the point of showing power by having many wives he should try gaining power w respect rather than women

    10. With his 5 wives, 55 children and 80 grandchildren, 400 sheep, 1,200 acres of land and a small army of servants, Aga Mehmet Arslan would seem an unlikely defender of monogamy.

      Of course he doesnt defend monogamy he has 5 wives and a million kids

  2. Nov 2016
    1. Henry Fuseli’s famous “Nightmare,”

      what is this

    2. which contains more than 13,500 images of early American grave markers, mostly made prior to 1800.

      many diffrent types of grave markers

    3. Ecuador, the Day of the Dead is observed with ceremonial foods such as colada morada, a spiced fruit porridge, and guagua de pan, a bread shaped like a swaddled infant; in addition to the traditional visits to their ancestors’ gravesites


    4. Many Latin American countries hold similar celebrations,


    5. ugar skulls

      is this like some sort of candy or is it like decoration food

    6. fond memories of visiting the cemetery with my family to clean my grandfather’s grave and play with the children of other visiting families. People in Mexico often build altars using brightly decorated sugar skulls, marigolds

      many people in mexican heritage go to visit ancestors and pay there respects to there graves and have a good time

    7. the celebration conflates the Catholic holidays with an Aztec festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl, the “Lady of the Dead.”

      halloween based off of chatolic holiday and and axtec holiday

    8. Mexico is known as Día de los Muertos, “Day of the Dead,” and celebrations take place on the first two days of November, when family and friends gather to remember loved ones who have died.

      mexicans celebrate day of the dead which is like all souls day to celebrate the dead

    9. Roman Catholic heritage, All Saints Day and All Souls Day (November 2) have long been holidays in which people commemorate the departed.

      roman chatolic heritage population celebrate all souls day nov 2

    10. ll Hallows’ Eve, which eventually became Halloween.

      hallows eve convesion to halloween

    11. The festival was integrated into All Saints Day, a Catholic holiday observed on November 1 to honor saints and martyrs.

      changed to all saints day nov 1

    12. when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts

      thats pretty creepy

    13. Halloween stems from the Celtic harvest festival of Samhain (roughly, “summer’s end”) held on October 31–November 1

      what halloween is based off of

    14. Some blocks in my neighborhood are getting downright spooky – front yards are filling with spider webs and tombstones, and ghosts peek through the bushes. Along with the piles of pumpkins and inevitable candy corn appearing in the supermarket, they are a reminder that Halloween is just around the corner. Americans celebrate Halloween on October 31 by trick-or-treating, displaying jack-o’-lanterns (carved pumpkins) on their porches or windowsills, holding costume parties, and sharing scary stories

      american way of celebrating halloween

    15. spirit of the renegade monk Seigen…

      what is the spirit of the renegade monk

  3. Sep 2016
    1. Then they had to learn what the little marks on paper represented. They also had to know the meaning of space and lines and pages. They had learned cultural rules like “move your eyes from left to right, from the top of the page to the bottom.” They had to know that a sentence at the bottom of a page continues on the top of the next page.

      cultural knowledge

    2. hings people shape or make from natural resources. I could see artifacts like books and tickets and newspapers and billboards, all of which contained tiny black marks arranged into intricate patterns called “letters.” And these tiny artifacts were ar-ranged into larger patterns of words, sentences, and paragraphs.

      cultural artifacts

    3. She would sample various courses, attend “keggers” on weekends, read the Mac Weekly, and listen by the hour to students discussing things like their “relationships,” the “football team,” and “work study.” She would want to learn the meanings of all these things.

      had to learn what people talked about to understand there veiws