"The painting you have up here is done in the style of Persian miniature paintings. Take into consideration that Islam pretty much obliterated the arts when it came to the Arabian peninsula. Poetry was banned for 'trying to compete' with…"
"I’ve been wondering how I should put this. My art history teacher had a theory about how female-goddesses were too big a threat to the political dominance of men (when taking into consideration that even while pagan religions were not quite…"
Hello brave girl Agoraphobe, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where we recognise--like you as a freethinking atheist--that gods are phoney and religion is much used to control people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and more.