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Rantings of a Sandmonkey

Be forewarned: The writer of this blog is an extremely cynical, snarky, pro-US, secular, libertarian, disgruntled sandmonkey. If this is your cup of tea, please enjoy your stay here. If not, please sod off

Friday, February 17, 2006

It's ok to buy Danish Insulin

That's what the Mufti said in el Beit Baytak last night. He said that because we need it, the necessity of our need makes it ok for us to use it, even though if we didn't need it, we defintely shouldn't use it. That was his Fatwa on the thing. That he would rather people not use it or we didn;t need it, but since it's about survival and living, it's ok! This is the same guy who said we shouldn't celebrate valentine's day or at least not call it eid el hob, because there are only 2 eid's. Anything else is Haram. Shoot me now!


At 2/17/2006 08:45:00 AM, Blogger Egypeter said...

Don't you find it annoying SM that one person dictates what is or isn't acceptable for a whole faith?
It just seems a little too authoritarian for me. It's as if on a whim he can bless one thing and condemn another...hmm?

At 2/17/2006 09:05:00 AM, Blogger elengil said...

I dunno, in that sense it's not all that different from Catholocism.

At 2/17/2006 09:11:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

If the Danes were bastards they might consider refusing to sell the insulin to countries who are/were boycotting them. Maybe they might burn a few flags and teach people a lesson for disrespecting their right to free speech:)

At 2/17/2006 09:24:00 AM, Blogger Suzanne said...

Egypeter, isn't this dictating just dictating the way Mohammed is supposed to have lived? Therefore not really an authority, as the Quran itself is the authority?

Nevertheless, even though many muslims would disagree with me, I believe there are several interpretations to the Quran (and Hadith), let alone the contradicting verses between Medina's period and Mecca's period.

At 2/17/2006 09:35:00 AM, Blogger Bitman said...

anon: "If the Danes were bastards they might consider refusing to sell the insulin to countries who are/were boycotting them."

Nahh, I think I'll write Novo Nordisk and ask them to wrap all the insulin canisters in danish flags and maybe have Arla and Lego put ads on the boxes :)

I guess speaking with two tounges is really just business as usual? Either "God" requires faithful Muslim not to deal with infidels over these cartoons or he doesn't? If God is so powerful, why didn't he make sure that his people had a cure/medicin for this vial illness that requires trading with the infidel Devils, the Danes?

At 2/17/2006 09:51:00 AM, Blogger Mortiferex said...

I'm absolutly sure that Novo will sell insulin to Egypt. We Danes, like to help people, and we dont hold grouches....Well maybe, sometimes.

At 2/17/2006 09:55:00 AM, Blogger elengil said...

Nahh, I think I'll write Novo Nordisk and ask them to wrap all the insulin canisters in danish flags and maybe have Arla and Lego put ads on the boxes :)

Don't forget the evil zionist pigs who are behind the whole thing, so they need to include instructions in both Arabic and Hebrew. Along with a small vial of lemon juice and salt to rub in the cut ;)

At 2/17/2006 10:18:00 AM, Blogger Jordan said...

Most Doctors take an oath to "do no harm".

I guess when the Pakistan medical association (a bunch of hot-head kids, not true muslims) decided to prevent their patiants from accessing Danish drugs, they decided to screw the pledge.

Its just a freeken cartoon! ahhhh!!!!

At 2/17/2006 10:33:00 AM, Anonymous Jokerman said...

He is trying to give the people the right religious edict but it has nothing to do with what Mohamed lived like, cos he lived in a different time in different circumstances, religious people know that but they never reveal it, they enjoy controlling people.
First, there are plenty of interpretations & many muslims wouldnt disagree, as the numerous books the tradition is full of would reveal.
there are no contradictions between the meccan & madinite period, you simply dont understand the quran, like many muslims dont, you seem to be taking it as a book filled with rules that have to be implemented & complied with without thinking. these contradictions would be in a book written by someone who didnt put things in perspective for ideological reasons or scientific research mistakes.

At 2/17/2006 10:42:00 AM, Anonymous jokerman said...

I forgot to add that, was that tantway or who?? they give those edicts & they contradict eachother always, one says regarding an issue its fine, the other says it isnt, like anidiot who asked whether is religiously legitimate to do business with Israel, one sheikh told him its fine, another one then told him its forbidden( why??) then he went on to ask someone else, see how people are dumb? he asked someone in a non religious issue, he got an answer, why does he go ask someone else???? it must be that they are looking for an answer & seeking at any cost to prove its forbidden!!
weird, anyway, why do we listen to those edicts??

At 2/17/2006 10:52:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mortiferix, I don't think that people should start witholding western goods from the M.E. but there is no reason to tolerate bullshit. For example, a cleric and his buddies in Pakistan have put up a million dollar bounty for anyone who kills the people who drew the cartoons. That is not acceptable.

The country full of morons burning butter and KFC's has nukes:0


At 2/17/2006 12:48:00 PM, Anonymous Mohamed said...

Damn it SM, I couldn't post a comment again on your el gezira article, anyway, I don't know why you're so upset, that's a very legitimate question they're asking, given there's a fundamentalist christian in the white house with very close ties to robertson/falwell/graham, also he himself didn't deny what Bob Woodward said about him mentioning a higher father that speaks to him, or his statement to Mahmoud Abbas that god told him to invade Iraq and while he's at it give the palestinians a state.
I honestly don't know what's the real reason for the war,
but there can't be more than a handful of credible ones, what do you think?

At 2/17/2006 04:23:00 PM, Blogger Blogspat said...

Oh, Ith ink that Pakistani cleric might just be in for at surprise if someone actually manages to do a "good" job. He din't seem to know that there were 12 cartoonists... So it could spel bankruptcy

At 2/17/2006 04:54:00 PM, Anonymous ahmad said...

I don't think the Danes can stop selling insulin to anybody, cause it means less money for them, and as you know money and sex are the biggest religions in the west now.

Of course we- as muslims- should not celeberate St. Valentine's day. What do you know, maybe in few years you guys well be wondering how come we don't celeberate the 4th of July!!! :)

At 2/17/2006 05:15:00 PM, Blogger The Sandmonkey said...

but ahmad, 4th of july is such a good holiday: you barbeque stakes, you get drunk and then you get to play with fireworks. Where is the bad there? It's like Eid el Fatr, without the slaughtering of the goat and plus Beer. I give it two thumbs up! :P

At 2/18/2006 01:22:00 AM, Anonymous jokerman said...

Ahmad, you are such a halfwit who doesnt know anything!
There is a big difference between celebrating an international day like valentines & celebrating the 4 of july, idiot! why would non american muslims celebrate the 4 of july?? Im sure american muslims do & they should but to prove what an imbecile you are, you mix everything together, you talk about muslims in a context that is about nations just to stir emotions, why dont you try something else more intelligent other than repeating rubbish you hear from your local sheikh?
& dont dare say what muslims should or shouldnt celebrate.

At 2/18/2006 05:55:00 AM, Anonymous ahmad said...


You seem to enjoy insulting me so much. Well fine, inshaAllah I will be rewarded for being patient :)

And yes, muslims shouldn't be celeberating St. Valentines day nor they should be celeberating Hannkuah or 4th of July or whatever.
we only have two days to celeberate.

At 2/18/2006 08:18:00 AM, Anonymous Jokerman said...

rewarded for what exactly? being an idiot & a hypocrite? you think you know what God wants from you? you think you know Mohamed that well?? you know nothing, you are what the Quran calls Monafeq! You think you will be rewarded for being hypocrites for what you consider are koffar, sorry, hypocrisy is the same with anyone, i will continue to insult you simoply because you are an imbecile, but if you want to talk about religion, i will simply overwhelm you & thats a guarantee, ok kido?
& what do you think ashura day was ya ahmad who will be rewarded greatly for being an idiot & a hypocrite? it was a jewish feast that Mohamed celebrated in Yathreb, & but againg, being the idiot you are, there are two kinds of celebration, religious feasts & general celebrations, no one said valentines is religious, & you cannot mix Hannukah & 4 of july because they are different, oh but i forgot, your sort doesnt know that, you just mix up everything, no such thing as nationality or country, its just religion, right?? what a ignorant sod you are, grow up & go learn more of islam before you open your mouth, & dont say WE, you do not speak on behalf of Muslims or ISlam.
Again, If you have any covnersation thats logical & with any sound proof i wll be happy to discuss, but you dont & you most probably wont as you know nothing except hatred & prejudism which you say you will be rewarded, i guess Gabriel descended down to tell you this info, right?? or was it your local sheikh who confirmed it, just like the priests in medievel times?

At 2/18/2006 08:28:00 AM, Anonymous Jokerman said...

being patient?? you listen to tapes i guess ahmad, the sort of guy who buys amr khaled books & reads keshk perhaps, & glorifies sha3rawy & M.Ghazal, with a precious edition of Ibn katheer & you think you know it, maybe these names are too much for you seeing as you havent given any interesting or semi intelligent remarks till now.
Tell me ahmad, since you dont want Muslims to celebrate Valentine insisting that YOU have only 2 feasts, i guess this is because Mohamed only celebrated those 2 or what?? Then what about Ashura or did he cancel it? & where does it say in the Quran or sayings that there are only 2 feasts to celebrate, & any other celebration is forbidden? why the reason if any?
can you answer this or will one wait till you go to your sheikh & ask him or you will surf the web quickly for an answer??? please do provide references & i dont mean web links, ok?

At 2/18/2006 09:11:00 AM, Blogger Crazy Girl said...

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At 2/18/2006 09:13:00 AM, Blogger Crazy Girl said...

"And yes, muslims shouldn't be celeberating St. Valentines day nor they should be celeberating Hannkuah or 4th of July or whatever.
we only have two days to celeberate."

Are you serious.. You mean I shouldn't celebrate my freedom? It's haram to celebrate the 4th of July? What's that got to do with religion? Please!! At least in America you can be a muslim or a jew or whatever.. Not like that in the Arab world..

How do you come up with such things? And if your only doing something for reward from god there is no point.. You do something to please god.. Not get rewards from him..We are not dogs.. What ever happened to doing something because it's the right thing to do..Please.. I thought you knew what islam was about...

At 2/18/2006 10:49:00 AM, Anonymous Morsi El Zanaty said...

and he's the same person who said that it's 7aram to boycott American and Israeli goods because this will harm the Egyptian economy. He said that despite the fact that the American soldiers piss on the Quran and the Israelis desecrate mosques daily with impunity. Hypocrisy and double-standards are paramount on both sides. The "tolerant" and "liberal" West when it fucking suits them and the "faithful" and "pious" East when it suits them.

At 2/18/2006 01:55:00 PM, Anonymous Jokerman said...

please dont exaggerate but let me tell you a story about a khalifa, an Ummayed khalifa, Al walid who used to train archery by using the Quran as a target & wrote about it poetry.
You have just generalised all american soldiers & israelis, even though Israelis include jews, christians & muslim arabs or do yu mean jews only? & is it true that over 5 million jews desecrate mosques daily?
i dont understand your point, if any!

At 2/19/2006 02:19:00 AM, Anonymous jokerman said...

Ahmad, where are you?? Inshallah you realise how an idiot & a hypocrite you are & start to work your brain for a change, hopefully you will have more intelligent things to say.
problem of your sort ya ahmad, you talk too much & mention God & how you will be this & that but you never really dare to dicuss core issues, you know deep down you how poorely informed you are, but you none the less have to repeat rubbish you hear, as i said before, you are pathetic.

At 2/19/2006 10:38:00 AM, Anonymous Elora said...


You sure do express views set in stone about a country and a culture you clearly don't understand.

Please just...stop. It is as annoying and as false as those claiming that all muslims burn off embassies and flags and have no respect for others.


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