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What are houris like?

A commenter asked this important question.

According to the Holy Qur’an, which Muslims believe to contain the unaltered and direct words of Allah (there truly is no mainstream version of Islam that believes the Holy Qur’an shouldn’t be taken literally), the houris are beautiful females with wide lovely eyes, like preserved pearls. They are virgin-pure and undefiled. And modest.

According to the Hadith Al-Tirmidhi, Sunan Vol. II, (remember that the Hadith is a reliable and trustworthy source but not the unaltered and direct words of Allah), “A houri is a most beautiful young woman with a transparent body. The marrow of her bones is visible like the interior lines of pearls and rubies. She looks like red wine in a white glass. She is of white color, and free from the routine physical disabilities of an ordinary woman such as menstruation, menopause, urinal and offal discharge, child bearing and the related pollution. A houri is a girl of tender age, having large breasts which are round (pointed), and not inclined to dangle. Houris dwell in palaces of splendid surroundings”

If anything in that paragraph sounds weird, then don’t take it literally, rather take it to mean that the houris are incredibly sexy and awesome and having sex with one would give a man an intense orgasm way better than any he ever had on Earth.

Hope that helps.

If anyone says the Muslims don’t take this seriously, they are dead wrong. Also don’t believe any morons who say that the Muslims are confusing houris with raisins. It’s pretty obvious that they aren’t raisins.

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This probably violates Sharia law, but a reader provided a photo of what houri might look like:

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

January 3, 2020 at 4:29 PM

Posted in Religion

Time to #cancel Mormonism?

The New York Times article about cancelling Gaugin (who married two 14-year-olds and a 13-year-old) made me think that there’s another person that needs to be #canceled, and that’s Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism, just as much of a pedophile as Epstein, who had multiple under-aged teenage wives, two who were only 14. How can we allow this religion to continue to exist? Mitt Romney is such a hypocrite accusing Trump of immorality when he follows the teachings of a pedophile child molester.

After we cancel Mormonism, we can move on to canceling Islam. Mohamed had sex with a 9-year-old. Also, some of Mohamed’s other wives were given a choice between slavery and marrying him, which sounds kind of rapey to me.

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

November 26, 2019 at 8:20 AM

Posted in Religion

Parents who indoctrinate their children with climate change alarmism

Parents have always indoctrinated their children with their stupid religious beliefs, and as I’ve stated many times, climate change alarmism is a religion like Christianity and Islam, so it’s not very surprising.

Anyone who has sent their own kids to religious school has no call to criticize climate change alarmists for doing something similar. It would be the pot calling the kettle black.

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

September 22, 2019 at 9:42 AM

Posted in Religion

What happened to the Asian Orthodox Jew?

It occurred to me today that it has been more than a year and a half since I last saw the Asian Orthodox Jew. What happened to him? Did he find a better job (so we no longer cross paths)? Did he renounce Judaism because the food tastes so bad?

Now, all I see are pasty-white Orthodox. The ultra-Orthodox really need to recruit more Jews of Color so that Haredi Judaism can benefit from diversity.

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

September 20, 2019 at 9:22 AM

Posted in New York City, Religion

Lion was right about percent of U.S. population that’s Jewish

I’ve previously written that I estimated that 5% of the white population of the United States is Jewish enough to make Aliyah to Israel (which explains why there are so many people with Jewish ancestry in positions of power, because the percent of Americans who are Jews is higher than normally estimated).

This article about Jewish DNA backs me up. “3.5% observed in DNA test-takers living in the USA” are at least 25% Ashkenazi Jewish according to DNA tests.

Given that the USA is 69% non-Hispanic white, 3.5% divided by 0.69 comes out to 5.1%. Just as I estimated!

And this doesn’t even count Sephardic Jews.

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“May the Children of the Stock of Abraham, who dwell in this land, continue to merit and enjoy the good will of the other Inhabitants; while everyone shall sit in safety under his own vine and fig tree, and there shall be none to make him afraid.” –George Washington

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

August 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Posted in Religion

Is lab-made dairy parve?

The first thing I thought when I read this NY Times article, was whether lab-made dairy is parve and can Orthodox Jews can finally enjoy a cheeseburger and stop having to deal with having two sets of dishes?

And what about vegans?

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/02/science/lab-grown-milk.html

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

August 6, 2019 at 9:59 AM

Posted in Religion

Primitive tribe converts Christian missionary to atheism

Frau Katze wrote in a comment:

Supernatural forces: if anything, we are hard wired to believe them. When was the last time any missionary anywhere met a remote tribe who proceeded to lecture the missionaries because this was an atheist tribe?

Well, it happened!

[Dan Everett] travelled to the Amazon in the 70s to bring the tribe “the joy of faith” only to discover that they were a deeply contented people. In fact they seemed far better contented than he was.

Tribe members asked the missionary whether he had seen or experienced any of the things he was telling them about. He had to admit that he hadn’t; that he was simply passing things onto them that were told to him by people who hadn’t seen or experienced them either.

According to The New Yorker:

He threw himself into missionary work, translating the Book of Luke into Pirahã and reading it to tribe members. His zeal soon dissipated, however. Convinced that the Pirahã assigned no spiritual meaning to the Bible, Everett finally admitted that he did not, either. He declared himself an atheist, and spent his time tending house and studying linguistics.

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

May 23, 2019 at 12:35 PM

Posted in Religion

Liberal lies, conservative lies

I saw a tweet (which I lost so I can’t repost here) which said something to the effect that people become red-pilled or alt-right because they learn the truth about a big lie perpetuated by the liberal fakestream media.

I agree with that, but it then occurred to me that this runs in both directions. Perhaps one of the major things pushing millennials away from conservatism is that they discovered the truth of the big conservative lie, that the Bible is really a bunch of hogwash.

I can hear people insisting that belief in the Bible isn’t officially a part of conservatism, but culturally it is. According to a recent Pew survey, 70% of white Republicans “believe in God as described in the Bible” compared to only 32% of white Democrats.

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

May 21, 2019 at 10:03 AM

Posted in Politics, Religion

Judaism is the world’s whitest major religion

Christianity is thought of as being a white religion, but if you look at the actual data on who practices Christianity, it doesn’t look so white.

While yes, the United States has the largest Christian population, a pretty large percentage of U.S. Christians are black and Latino. After the United States, the countries with the largest Christian populations, in declining order, are Brazil, Mexico, the Philippines and Nigeria. None of those countries are very white.

So surprisingly, Judaism is actually the world’s whitest major religion. Of the three major Jewish ethnicities, Ashkenazi are very white, the Sephardic are as dark as Spanish and Italians, and the Mizrahi are of similar ethnicity as Jesus, the founder of Christianity, would have been.

I say “major religion,” because the minor religion of Asatru is definitely whiter the Judaism.

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Pew agrees, even in the U.S., Judaism is whiter than any other religion: https://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/racial-and-ethnic-composition/

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

April 30, 2019 at 8:10 PM

Posted in Religion

Embryo space colonization at Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embryo_space_colonization

Looks like other people independently came up with the same idea.

Written by Lion of the Blogosphere

April 26, 2019 at 11:34 PM

Posted in Religion

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