Not every culture is similar. It’s hard to understand the mores and values of people that grew up in such different circumstances. Being an person that grew up in the United States I, of course, cannot make the leap of understanding necessary to understand this.
If one man did it, I could see him as a monster. What I don’t understand is how thousands of men can do this to their wives and women they claim to love.
It would wrong to pass judgment, though. Better to coexist.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.