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Thinking back over the years, I can think of some, in fact many women of which this would be a suitable condition of co-working with them. But not all of them, no, not all.

Just in case you thought that some tenets of Islam weren't wacky enough. I should note though, that the story indicates that it's a controversial issue, even within Islam.

[Via tracker of all weird things Islamic]

[Update a minutes later]

Only semi-related, but LGF also has the story on the effects of Nancy's excellent Damascus adventure on Syrian dissidents. Hint: it ain't pretty:

Mr. al-Bunni is a slight, nervous-looking man, a tireless polymath who, aside from his work defending scores of political prisoners, has helped to found a center offering training in human rights, and has drafted a new constitution for Syria. Last year, he invited a handful of foreign reporters to his home to show them his proposed new constitution, and waved his hands excitedly as he outlined his ideas about what a democratic transition in Syria might look like, how potential power-sharing arguments among Syria’s many ethnic and religious groups could be anticipated and solved.

But Syria’s would-be Thomas Jefferson is in the infamous Adra prison now, and he is known to have been tortured.

Thanks, Nance!

Posted by Rand Simberg at May 22, 2007 06:10 AM
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Absolutely hilarious. I wonder if I can get a similar fatwa here at my office?

Posted by Artemus at May 22, 2007 09:49 AM

and he is known to have been tortured.

So basically, the objection is that he was tortured without Bush's permission.

Posted by Brian Swiderski at May 22, 2007 04:23 PM

So basically, the objection is that he was tortured without Bush's permission.


Do you have any other idiotic comments?

That was a rhetorical question--we know you're an endless font of them.

Posted by Rand Simberg at May 22, 2007 05:00 PM


Then why do people like you only object to torture when the perpetrator is a hostile country and the victim not a suspected terrorist?

Do you have any other idiotic comments?

Yes, yours.

That was a rhetorical question

You do that a lot Rand. Good way to prevent yourself from learning anything.

Posted by Brian Swiderski at May 22, 2007 05:20 PM

rand hates people who challenge his prejudices.

He won't comment on how Bush 41 gave billions to Syria.

Posted by anonymous at May 22, 2007 09:55 PM

There are a lot of people like that on the right--fundamentalists of their own personal religion with themselves as God.

Posted by Brian Swiderski at May 23, 2007 02:21 PM

With probably the same number of people on the left, except they feel they're more compassionate as a God than God is purported to be.

Posted by Mac at May 24, 2007 12:34 PM

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