Skip to comments.Valentine's Day 'leads to free sex'
Posted on 02/13/2010 3:51:39 PM PST by myknowledge
Muslim leaders in Indonesia have told the faithful not to celebrate Valentine's Day because it is sinful and leads to "free sex".
"We forbid Muslims to celebrate Valentine's Day," said Abdullah Cholil, an East Java leader of Nahdlatul Ulama, the mainly Muslim country's biggest Islamic organisation.
"The day is often celebrated by young, unmarried people. They celebrate Valentine's Day by holding hands or having free sex, which they are not supposed to be doing," he said.
Lalilurrahman, the East Java branch chief of the country's highest Islamic body, the Indonesian Ulema Council, said the celebration of romance and love was a Western tradition and therefore should not interest Muslims.
"Valentine's Day originated from Western culture. It's not in accordance with Islamic and Eastern culture," he said.
Shopping centres in Indonesia's major cities are decked out with Valentine's Day gift offerings as well as displays marking Chinese New Year.
Most Indonesians are moderate Muslims, and few pay much attention to the moral edicts of local Islamic leaders.
Anything wrong with Valentine's Day?
Certainly is, in Indonesia...
“Valentine’s Day ‘leads to free sex’,”
You get it, right after the free lunch.
I guess in Indonesia sex must paid for.
I am just now hearing of this “Free Sex” on Valentine’s Day. I am always the last to know.
Boy I wish. If it were limited to the young and unmarried I wouldn't have dropped $150 today!
They say free sex like its a bad thing
I guess they have to breed more suicide bombers...those things sure don't grow on trees.
I guess Barry will have a good excuse to tell Michelle this year when he forgets Valentine’s Day.....
Where be dis free stuff?
They don’t need Valentine’s Day because there’s Man-Luv Thursday every week.
There are likely to be a lot of disappointed goats tomorrow.
Baaaa my Valentine
One of you just lies there, totally unresponsive ;-)
Just to be on the safe side (for the rest of us) all Muslims should stop having sex not just the young and unmarried.
But maybe not. ;)
Happy Valentine's Day g_w!
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