What a twisted mind. This is pretty equivalent to Pat Robertson attributing Haitian earthquakes to a pact with the Devil. 

No, actually it's worse than that. I suspect Robertson was just trying to find some argument for how God could allow atrocities to occur and came up with a centuries-old Satanic pact as justification. This guy Sedighi, however, is not just looking for a supernatural explanation, he is attempting to use natural atrocities to instil terror into devout Muslims and blackmail women into observance of this blatantly sexist dress law not just to preserve their own modesty, but also to ward off earthquakes.

Enough said. The thing is so ridiculous it speaks for itself.

full article: http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/home/iranian-cleric-promiscuous-wome...

Iranian cleric: Promiscuous Women Cause Earthquakes

Beirut. A senior Iranian cleric says women who wear immodest clothing and behave promiscuously are to blame for earthquakes.

Iran is one of the world’s most earthquake-prone countries, and the cleric’s unusual explanation for why the earth shakes follows a prediction by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that a quake is certain to hit Tehran and that many of its 12 million inhabitants should relocate.

“Many women who do not dress modestly ... lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which [consequently] increases earthquakes,’’ Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi was quoted as saying by Iranian media. Sedighi is Tehran’s acting Friday prayer leader.

Women in the Islamic Republic are required by law to cover from head to toe, but many, especially the young, ignore some of the more strict codes and wear tight coats and scarves pulled back that show much of the hair.

“What can we do to avoid being buried under the rubble?” Sedighi asked during a prayer sermon Friday. “There is no other solution but to take refuge in religion and to adapt our lives to Islam’s moral codes.”

Seismologists have warned for at least two decades that it is likely the sprawling capital will be struck by a catastrophic quake in the near future.

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Oh come on... clearly its the Flying Spaghetti Monster throwing around his molten meatball sauce because we haven't been eating enough pasta.
Meaty sauce?!? Bolognese is HERESY!!! Marinara is the ONLY TRUE WAY to Noodly Nirvana!!!
So what happened to the folks in Banda Aceh?
Women get the blame for everything. Always have done and always will do. It's their fault.
It just keeps getting better. They should get a gig in a comedy club.
The only way I can see that being the case is someone knows all the right moves to literally have earthshaking sex. Question then becomes, "who are they and do they charge?" XD
yes, I was also going to comment on that. :D amazing sex from that culture!
http://www.blaghag.com/2010/04/in-name-of-science-i-offer-my-boobs....

Someone's out to prove him wrong today. XD I think there were 50k people participating in the facebook event when I joined last night.
I didn't join it, but I did promote boobquake in my facebook profile. LOL Also making snide comments in my status about no world-wide earthquakes. :P
I just saw, it made CTV news! LOL boobquake, that is, not a world wide earthquake.

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