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Malay Muslim clerics firm on ban on Christian-rooted poco-poco dance ( Malaysia )
| Apr 24, 2011
Posted on 04/24/2011 8:56:38 PM PDT by george76
Islamic clerics in Malaysia are firm on their ban on 'poco-poco' a popular dance form, claimed of having Christian roots, despite the country's National Fatwa Council's decision to allow the dance.
Zakaria had announced that the dance was 'haram'. He further said that research showed the cross-shaped movement, normally associated with Christianity, could clearly be seen in the dance.
Zakaria said that this dance form has been originated from a ritual dance often practiced in Jamaica while the word "poco" referred to a kind of wild dance performed while possessed by "ancestral spirits".
(Excerpt) Read more at dailyindia.com ...
TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: fatwa; haram; malaysia
posted on 04/24/2011 8:56:42 PM PDT
“...that’s trouble with a ‘T’ and that rhymes with ‘P’ and that stands for “poco”...
posted on 04/24/2011 8:58:56 PM PDT
(Diversity is great... ...until it happens to YOU.)
Malay Muslim clerics firm on ban on Egyptian-rooted Belly Dancing ( Malaysia )
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...
...despite the country's National Fatwa Council's decision to allow the dance.
Gosh, it's eerily similar to the problem Israel has when negotiating "agreements" with the "Palestinian Authority".
posted on 04/24/2011 9:17:47 PM PDT
(Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
He further said that research showed the cross-shaped movement, normally associated with Christianity, could clearly be seen in the dance.
Why "poco"? I'll bet it's like hocus-pocus: "Hoc est corpus."
Read it and weep, baby. We're coming to get you.
Telling young people they can’t do a popular dance or listen to a particular music seldom works anywhere. What a bunch of pompous, self important, buzz killing, folks Muslim clerics tend to be. You read bits here and there of how the youth in places like Iran really chafe at having the small joys of life constantly sucked away.
To: dog breath
Do the poco-poco
And turn yourself around
That’s what it’s all about
posted on 04/24/2011 9:41:12 PM PDT
by Tax Government
(Democrat: "I'm driving to Socialism at 95 mph." Republican: "Observe the speed limit.")
To: dog breath
Anyone know the latest on “The Chicken Dance” Fatwa?
And what about the “Too Fatwa Polka” ?
posted on 04/24/2011 9:42:22 PM PDT
No word on whether the Chicken Dance is still kosher?
posted on 04/24/2011 9:44:07 PM PDT
(As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
To: Tax Government
Say isn't that the “Pina Coluda” line dance from “Micky Gillies”? Or was it over at Billy Bob's” Heck after a few pina coludas who can tell as long as your having fun.
posted on 04/25/2011 12:05:44 AM PDT
(... if sinners entice thee, consent thou not. Prov.1:10)
posted on 04/25/2011 12:16:33 AM PDT
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To: dog breath
Telling young people they cant do a popular dance or listen to a particular music seldom works anywhere. What a bunch of pompous, self important, buzz killing, folks Muslim clerics tend to be.
Insecure, limp-wristed, power-hungry little creeps.
posted on 04/25/2011 12:27:21 AM PDT
(Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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