SEARCH BLOG: CULTURE
For those who question the right of the U.S. or European countries to claim other cultures are lacking in ... well cultural development... perhaps this is an example of why such distinctions can be made.
When a culture is so repressive against women that it prefers them to die rather than cause embarrassment to a man, that is an example of an inferior culture. It certainly can't be considered civilized in any advanced sense of that word.It reminds me of this and this.
I guess it does qualify for... oh, a 7th century level of culture... a gathering of the cruel and ignorant and superstitious.
But if that is not enough to convince you...