"...nanos, gigantium humeris insidentes..."--John of Salisbury
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Off-topic: "LIFE TIPS FROM AN AYATOLLAH"
From Vice Magazine's Viceland Today blog:
When he was just 14, an Iranian man named Mohammad Sadeq Rohani received his Ijtihad Authority, making him one of the youngest Shia men to ever legally be allowed to think independently about Sharia Law (i.e. the Islamic Word of God). Like all child stars, his priorities seem to have been ever-so-slightly warped. Rohani has banned wanking and chess, but given the Holy thumbs up to reproductive human cloning. Recently, he started using his website to hand out solutions to the sort of problems people like you and I face every day. Problems like, “I rooted someone at a party and realized POST-EVENT that that someone wasn’t my wife. Would a child thus produced qualify as a bastard in the eyes of God?”...
...What’s the verdict on the marriage of a father and his son to two sisters?
It is without a problem!
What is the verdict on a woman riding a bike or a bicycle that leads to lustful excitement in others? Are these acts signs of the reappearance of the 12th Imam?
A Moslem woman would not and should not do these things with the intention of causing lustful excitement in others. It is unrelated to the reappearance of the 12th Imam, though that itself may be near....MORE