Here is another prime example of how religion is abused
and misused and misconstrued to create and sustain a
prison rather than leading mankind to True Freedom...
Isn't it time for mankind to wake up ?
Will be adding more commentaries if seekers would like
to see more of this type of blogging...
Om Shanti Guru-G ( aka GG hahahaha)
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Gaza's Hamas rulers have banned
women from smoking water pipes in cafes, calling it a practice
that destroys marriages and sullies the image of the Palestinian
The ban marks the Islamist militant group's latest effort to impose
their harsh Muslim lifestyle in the seaside strip on an often resistant
While Muslim law does not technically ban women from smoking
the traditional tobacco-infused pipes, tradition frowns upon the habit.
Hamas frequently mixes its strict interpretation of Islamic law with conservative Gaza tradition, and over the weekend, the two
dovetailed to produce the smoking ban.
"It is inappropriate for a woman to sit cross-legged and smoke in
public. It harms the image of our people," Ihab Ghussein, Hamas
interior ministry spokesman, said in a statement released Sunday.
"Many women who smoke in public were divorced when their
husbands saw them, or found out about them," said Hamas police spokesman, Ayman Batneiji, without substantiating his claim.
Many Palestinians see the water pipe as inappropriate for women
because of its sexual innuendo, and because it looks crass for
ladies to smoke, said Palestinian anthropologist Ali Qleibo.
Guru-G's comment :
0- What a sad thing that smoking a water pipe is taken
to be some phallic image - what type of mind
would put such an intent behind such an activity?
Can men not have enough control over themselves
without subjecting women to such baseless restrictions?
Are men that incapable of keeping their minds out of the
Why put all the drama of mens weakness on restricting
women to some inferior level ? Are men so afraid of women
and so unable to contain themselves and their passions?
Since most are readers of the bible or koran then remember
women are from the side rib of men they didn't spring from
the soles of the feet - they are intended to be side by side
not under your feet, to be subjected to being trampled pushed
down and used for mens egos. It's time to wake up..
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