uziq wrote:what does that article have to do with their shitting habits? the back alleys of london and the dark areas ar the bottom of the terraces were hives of crime and danger in victorian england, too, you know. it’s almost as if india is a developing country and this isn’t intrinsically linked to race!
Did you even read it?
first paragraph "defecation outside is normal for most Indian villagers"
"Once the crops are cut and the fields are bare the whole ground space is open for anyone to use. It's literally like an open toilet."
"The unspoken rule is that the men go to the toilet only at dawn"
"The women have no choice but to contain any desire to urinate or defecate, if necessary for hours on end"
"In Kurmaali it is interesting to note how the families spend their limited incomes.
The streets are dotted with motorbikes and the occasional car, luxury items mostly acquired as part of a dowry.
Kailash's dowry did not include a motorbike, but her husband has purchased a television set and a satellite dish - even though the electricity comes on for four hours every day at most.
He could probably have afforded a toilet, with the help of a government grant available for this purpose. But while Kailash's husband treats his wife well, doesn't drink alcohol or abuse her physically, a toilet was not his priority.
"Toilets are not so important for men," Kailash says.
"And I can't throw a tantrum about this, women don't do that here.""
No wonder they have endless kidney problems, but anyway, great culture, we should tolerate them splattering shit when they come to western countries.