Societal Acceptance or Religious Affiliation?

The Boss Muslimah-Preneur Blog

How do you identify a Muslim? A Jew? A Christian? Is it the color of their skin? Their country of origin? The career they chose? The place that they live? Probably not. It’s pretty hard to place someone in a religious category based on that criterion alone. Now, what if the Muslim woman wore a headscarf (hijab) and the Jewish man grew payot (long sideburns). What if the Christian donned a cross necklace? Would that make a difference?

As a human, you’re programmed to judge a book by its cover. (Whether you judge correctly is another issue). You have to be able to determine who’s a threat to you and who is not at a moments glance. It’s a matter of survival. When you see someone, you take in all the information you can. Clothes have a huge impact on your perception of the person. When you see a woman…

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