Skip to comments.If Your Wife Bothers You – Beat Her with the Rod (Egyptian Cleric)
Posted on 04/18/2010 6:49:19 AM PDT by Loyalist
In a recent TV sermon, Egyptian cleric Mazen Al-Sarsawi extolled the virtues of corporal punishment to keep wives in check. Using stories from the early days of Islam to support his argument, Al-Sawsawi said that when there are marital problems, "the solution is to give the man a free hand to discipline his family members and to control them. By no means can a woman be the head [of the family]."
In the sermon, aired January 7, 2010 on the Egyptian Islamic channel Al-Nas TV, Al-Sawsawi recounted the story of Said Ibn Al-Musayyib, a 7th-century Muslim scholar known for his piety, who married off his daughter to his student, Abu Wada'. Al-Musayyib imparted to his son-in-law advice on how to deal with his new wife: 'If she bothers you if something annoys you, or if you suspect anything beat her on the spot with the rod. Break her head."
He continued with another story that of Asmaa, the daughter of the Caliph Abu Bakr, whose husband Zubeir would tie her to his other wife by their hair and beat them both. When Asmaa complained to her father about this unfairness, ("he beat me black and blue, even though I didn't do a thing"), Abu Bakr's response was: "Go back to Zubeir. He is a good man, and he may become your husband in Paradise."
Al-Sarsawi blamed modern media television and the movies for fomenting "a revolution in domestic leadership," such that today "in many homes, the woman is the man. She tells her husband what to do, and he says: 'Yes, ma'am.'" He warned that handing over the leadership to women, who "cannot drive a car, let alone head a home, or anything beyond that," is destroying Muslim homes.
Al-Sarsawi also lashed out at women's rights supporters, saying that they hate women and "bring them down to sin." He said that women who go out to work expect equality and want to discuss everything with the result that the home is turned "into a parliament." "Women's rights supporters in Europe and America are all swindlers," he said.
Al-Sarsawi warned that "for 50-60 years they have been using movies and TV series in order to effeminate men and make them soft. The boy grows up to be a Mickey Mouse, a mommy's boy" who when still in diapers has a cellphone, and who keeps his mother up to date on his every move. "Can someone like this ever do anything with his life?" Al-Sarsawi asks incredulously. "Of course not... Today, a boy grows up to be a sissy who cannot do anything." In the days of true Arab upbringing, in contrast, "they would throw the boy into the desert and let him grow up there, and they would not hear from him for three or four years. When he would return, he would be self-sufficient," Al-Sarsawi said.
Following are excerpts from the TV program.
To view this clip on MEMRI TV, visit http://www.memritv.org/clip/en/2422.htm.
To view the MEMRI TV page on Women's Topics, visit http://www.memri.org/subject/en/141.htm.
Looking at Hollywood's crop of sissy girly-men and the schools pumping boys full of Ritalin, he does have a point.
But seriously folks...
This is the mindset my younger sister just married into (the difference without a distinction being that her husband is from Iran). God help her when he decides to bring the rules down on her.
Does Obama do this to Michele?
Ist his guy saying what I think he`s saying? Is he a fetish freak or something?
Can’t you tell....
Other way around.
I think its the other way around in that case.
Islam and some of their clerics do have a point.
‘Spare the rod and spoil the child...’
If I tried to beat my wife with “the rod”...
...her daddy and two brothers would shoot me me with “the shotgun”.
Michele is the one with the muscles...
Aren't the "early days" of Islam identical to the current days of Islam, i.e., barbarism, slavery, pillage, murder, destruction, etc.?
They deserve each other. It must be hell on earth in the WH. BTW, do you think Obama will be changing it to the Black House soon? Obama only uses whites as "useful idiots". Obama HATES white people.
My wife advises me that should I ever decide to attempt this method of communication with her, I should skip the “rod” and go straight for a piece of re-bar, and hope I get her with the first swing...
May the last thing you see, is your wife standing over you.
May the last thing you Hear, is your wife saying, “How do I RELOAD this thing?”
Muslim Clerics prove there is a life form Below POND SCUM!
As per the thread title, I have always said the same thing, but what I had in mind was putting on the worst Rod Stewart album full blast.
See my #19
I sense a double entendre, and might agree with the Cleric. Laz?
One of my wife’s first cousins married an exchange student from Iraq. He has become a citizen and they have 4 grown kids. The kids seem to be totally Americanized. The oldest girl (a raving beauty) has been married 3 times.
I wonder if these animals use food tasters if they eat their wife’s cooking. ;0)
Jail homosexuals and cane the little womans rear end.
There are af few things ya can go along with moosies on.
and a “gooney goo-goo” to you!
“they would throw the boy into the desert and let him grow up there, and they would not hear from him for three or four years. When he would return, he would be self-sufficient,”............................. Wow! WTH is in the desert? What a putz, its no longer 700, its 2010. Women have brains, sometimes more superior than men. As far as I am concerned, the Mullahs lost their masculinity years ago, maybe that’s why they are so paranoid about women acting on their own. BTW, not all Iranian men are like that, most only have one wife and live as we do.
Arabs are sooooo... tough, with women and people they can push around. When someone stands up to them they are like the Paris street urchins yelling, "You hit me!, you hit me!"
>”Arabs are sooooo... tough, with women”
Ya, I can see how an “attitude adjustment” was exactly what she needed.
And the son of bitch doesn’t even feel any shame about what he did.
You might want to take target practice. Those 6 year old child brides can really dodge a swing!
“Muslim Clerics prove there is a life form Below POND SCUM”
I’m thinking more like pig poop in an effort to really offen him/them.
You said, “ If I tried to beat my wife with the rod...
...her daddy and two brothers would shoot me me with the shotgun.
But in Islam, “If I tried to beat my wife with the rod...
...her daddy and two brothers would hold her down...”
...her daddy and two brothers would shoot me me with the shotgun.
I have my own shotgun, thankyouverymuch.
Like the other poster's wife, better kill me with the first lick. Otherwise, as Paul Harvey used to say, "You can run but you can't hide." And my aim might be a little "off" for the first two or three shots.