danyet wrote:Supposedly, it was taliban who destroyed that statue. I thought that the idea behind getting rid of Taliban was in order to allow a free society. To allow people to choose their own religion. It seems that, once again, we have traded one evil government for another.
danyet wrote:I just meant that after the Taliban was destroyed I expected that Afghanistan would have a free and open society with freedom of religion. I guess I was wrong about that because it appears that Afghanistan government and law is still owned by religious zealots.
danyet wrote:Sure, the majority of people in Afghanistan have been Muslim for a long time but that doesn't mean that it HAS to be theocratic and authoritarian as were the Taliban overlords, who made things worse than ever.
I would have thought that the new government approved by the U.N. would have been one who protects minorities and encourages freedom of expression. After all isn't the USA boasting of their sucess in Afghanistan?
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