Originally Posted by pondering_it_all
If you are doing farm labor, what difference does it make if the guys walking around with machine guns are American or Taliban.

A lot of difference, if you’re a woman in Afghanistan. The Taliban swears “It will be different this time, baby, I promise” - - but it’s a hollow promise, and if we’re a woman in Afghanistan I’d whatever I could to run for my life.

“It’s the shipwreck that leads you to the magical island.”
(Trevor Noah)