“...They teach Arabic to new converts and even organize the hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca, which many indigenous Muslims have already undertaken...”
And I thought this was supposed to be an “impoverished area”. How many pesos does a jet flight to Saudi Arabia cost? How many years does an average indigenous farm worker have to work to be able to afford such a pilgrimage unless it is heavily subsidized from outside.
posted on 12/30/2009 5:34:13 AM PST
(...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
. How many pesos does a jet flight to Saudi Arabia cost?
We pay for it, every time we fill our cars up with gas...
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