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Al Qaeda In Iraq: Women Can't Buy Cucumbers  
User currently offlineBeaucaire From Syria, joined Sep 2003, 5252 posts, RR: 25
Posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2861 times:

..because it's a "male" vegetable ....!!
No joke -bitter truth ,and showing more and more the absurdity of Al Qaeda's pseudo-islamic infuence (actually nothing in the Coran dictates the difference in sexist vegetable purchases...)
But the first victims have occured - and one can wonder where all this madness stops..

http://www.reuters.com/article/featuredCrisis/idUSL7254787


Please respect animals - don't eat them...
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User currently offlineBlackbird From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2854 times:

Talk about being really insecure in their masculinity...


Blackbird


User currently offlineMainMAN From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 2115 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2854 times:

No surprises here, just another example of how religion (all religion) is used to oppress women.

User currently offlineDABZF From Germany, joined Mar 2004, 1202 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2850 times:

How about bananas?  Big grin


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User currently offlineMainMAN From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 2115 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2813 times:



Quoting DABZF (Reply 3):
How about bananas?



Quote:
Men would have fingers cut off for smoking, hair salons and shops selling cosmetics were bombed, ice vendors were killed because ice was not available during the time of Islam's Prophet Mohammad -- all common tales of al Qaeda justice.

Presumably because bananas weren't available to the Prophet Mohammad (because they're native to Southeast Asia and Australia), anybody found buying, selling, peeling or eating a banana should be killed.


User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6842 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2805 times:

from the reuters report

"ice vendors were killed because ice was not available during the time of Islam's Prophet Mohammad -- all common tales of al Qaeda justice."

Can't remember hearing about guns and missiles at the time of Mohammed either... or is a weapon a weapon?



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User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8466 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2717 times:

There are plenty of other phallic objects out there.

User currently offlineSebolino From France, joined May 2001, 3682 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2708 times:



Quoting Beaucaire (Thread starter):
Al Qaeda In Iraq: Women Can't Buy Cucumbers

As long as they can buy dildos ...  Big grin


User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 27293 posts, RR: 60
Reply 8, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2691 times:



Quoting DABZF (Reply 3):
How about bananas?

LOL.....  rotfl   rotfl  What about a Marrow ? That could bring tears to the eyes.


User currently offlineAllrite From Australia, joined Aug 2007, 2236 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2689 times:

Can I assume that eggplants are female vegetables?


Applying insanity to normality
User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6371 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2655 times:



Quoting Allrite (Reply 9):
Can I assume that eggplants are female vegetables?

And no men can own cats.

Wait that should be a man law to begin with...  Wink


User currently offlineBok269 From United States of America, joined May 2007, 2104 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2606 times:



Quoting MainMAN (Reply 2):
(all religion)

Do tell me how Reform/Conservative Judaism, Moderate Islam, and modern Protestantism/Catholicism (pro-life issues notwithstanding) oppress women.



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User currently offlineOlegShv From Sweden, joined Mar 2006, 683 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2500 times:



Quoting DABZF (Reply 3):
How about bananas?  

Or carrots?  Wink


User currently offlineScbriml From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 12862 posts, RR: 46
Reply 13, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2460 times:
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Quoting Bok269 (Reply 11):
Do tell me how Reform/Conservative Judaism, Moderate Islam, and modern Protestantism/Catholicism (pro-life issues notwithstanding) oppress women.

Very few, if any, religions treat women equally. Can a woman freely become a rabbi, an imam, a priest? Catholicism's anti-contaceptive doctrine effectively oppresses a woman's right to chose whether or not they become pregnant.

Most organised religion = men setting their agenda for women.



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User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 50
Reply 14, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2449 times:



Quoting Blackbird (Reply 1):
Talk about being really insecure in their masculinity...

I heard they are going to ban measuring tapes and rulers next, and adopt the metric system because 180 mm sounds so much bigger than 7".



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User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12150 posts, RR: 49
Reply 15, posted (6 years 4 months 1 day ago) and read 2414 times:

Maybe once a woman has a cucumber then why do they now need Al Qaeda. Maybe Al Qaeda is unable to measure up to what a cucumber brings to the proverbial table.


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User currently offlinePC12Fan From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 2466 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (6 years 4 months 20 hours ago) and read 2335 times:

Extremism at it's finest folks.


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User currently offlinePilotNTrng From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 897 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (6 years 4 months 19 hours ago) and read 2330 times:



Quoting MainMAN (Reply 4):
Presumably because bananas weren't available to the Prophet Mohammad (because they're native to Southeast Asia and Australia), anybody found buying, selling, peeling or eating a banana should be killed.

One of the funniest lthings typed on A.net, classic. lol



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User currently offlineBok269 From United States of America, joined May 2007, 2104 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (6 years 4 months 19 hours ago) and read 2296 times:



Quoting Scbriml (Reply 13):
rabbi

In Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist, and Progressive Judaism, yes.

Quoting Scbriml (Reply 13):
imam

In certain circumstances, yes.

Quoting Scbriml (Reply 13):
priest

In certain denominations, yes.

Quoting Scbriml (Reply 13):
Catholicism's anti-contaceptive doctrine effectively oppresses a woman's right to chose whether or not they become pregnant.

While it certaintly does oppress women, the pro-life movement is rooted in the notion (which I feel is misguided) that they are preserving life. They aren't out necesarily to oppress women, but rather to preserve life. Keep in mind that women have played an integral role in the pro-life movement.

Quoting Scbriml (Reply 13):
Most organised religion = men setting their agenda for women.

As opposed to the governments of most modern nations up until recent times?



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User currently onlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21851 posts, RR: 55
Reply 19, posted (6 years 4 months 16 hours ago) and read 2247 times:



Quoting Oly720man (Reply 5):
Can't remember hearing about guns and missiles at the time of Mohammed either...

So I guess that means we can kill them.  Wink

-Mir



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User currently offlinePyrex From Portugal, joined Aug 2005, 4058 posts, RR: 30
Reply 20, posted (6 years 4 months 15 hours ago) and read 2242 times:



Quoting YooYoo (Reply 14):
and adopt the metric system

Too late for that, they already did (along with most of the world) - Al Qaeda might be a bunch of religious thugs willing to drag us back to the stone ages but at least in that respect they are in the 21st century (which is more than can be said of... shall we say... some countries Big grin  duck  )



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User currently offlineKunoichi From Denmark, joined Jan 2007, 796 posts, RR: 15
Reply 21, posted (6 years 4 months 15 hours ago) and read 2238 times:



Quoting MainMAN (Reply 2):
how religion (all religion) is used to oppress women.



Quoting Bok269 (Reply 11):
Do tell me how Reform/Conservative Judaism, Moderate Islam, and modern Protestantism/Catholicism (pro-life issues notwithstanding) oppress women.

He didn't say that the religions themselves oppress women - but that they're sometimes used as an excuse to do so.  Smile



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User currently offlineBok269 From United States of America, joined May 2007, 2104 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (6 years 4 months 15 hours ago) and read 2232 times:



Quoting Kunoichi (Reply 21):

He didn't say that the religions themselves oppress women - but that they're sometimes used as an excuse to do so.

Fair enough. That, however, makes no difference for the examples I cited. The moderate forms of the religions I cited are not used to oppress women.



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User currently offlineKunoichi From Denmark, joined Jan 2007, 796 posts, RR: 15
Reply 23, posted (6 years 4 months 15 hours ago) and read 2226 times:



Quoting Bok269 (Reply 22):
Fair enough. That, however, makes no difference for the examples I cited. The moderate forms of the religions I cited are not used to oppress women.

I'm sure that there're some freaks out there that have come up with a way to misinterpret the writings of these religions and oppress the women around them. Not that I have any examples...



"Do you speak fluent Canadian?"
User currently offlineMainMAN From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 2115 posts, RR: 5
Reply 24, posted (6 years 4 months 12 hours ago) and read 2189 times:



Quoting Bok269 (Reply 11):
Do tell me how Reform/Conservative Judaism, Moderate Islam, and modern Protestantism/Catholicism (pro-life issues notwithstanding) oppress women.

I'll give you one of those - Judaism. As for the rest, you may be right but these are surely the exception rather than the rule....i.e. breakaway cults from the main established cult.

Quoting Bok269 (Reply 18):
They aren't out necesarily to oppress women, but rather to preserve life.

I can't see how using contraception is deemed to be not preserving life. As for abortion, that's a totally different matter, and even from my purely secular viewpoint, it seems wrong.

Quoting Bok269 (Reply 18):
Reconstructionist, and Progressive Judaism, yes.

How do we define religion? I'd call reconstructionist and progressive judaism a social club, rather than a religion. I almost wish I was a member.


25 Scbriml : Those circumstances are so narrow as to be practically non-existant. Can a female imam can lead men in prayer in a mosque? I think not. A female imam
26 Bok269 : I agree with you. However it seems likes the anti-contraceptive movement is rooted more in preventing non-procreation sex rather than oppressing wome
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