There are 7427 blatant absurdities in the bible. Among them:
The main feature of western religion has been a steady diet of misogyny for over 2000 years. Loaded with non-stop assault on women, Christianity has degradation of women at its core.
“All the fair young virgins” throughout the kingdom are brought before the king, and the one that “pleaseth” the king the most will replace Vashti. One can see the obsession with virgins.
Esther 2:2 Then said the king’s servants that ministered unto him, Let there be fair young virgins sought for the king:3 And let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the fair young virgins unto Shushan the palace, to the house of the women, unto the custody of Hege the king’s chamberlain, keeper of the women; and let their things for purification be given them:4 And let the maiden which pleaseth the king be queen instead of Vashti. And the thing pleased the king; and he did so.