Re: Moslems in the arctic

Nadeem Cokar (
Thu, 19 Oct 1995 05:17:53 GMT

On 15 Oct 1995 03:12:09 GMT, in a desperate attempt to be heard,
taf2@po.CWRU.Edu (Todd A. Farmerie) wrote:

>I cannot cite chapter and verse, but remember reading verses in the Koran
>that specifically address whether strict adherence to the dietary laws is
>required under conditions of potential starvation. Basically, its the
>thought that counts, and a starving man need not look a gift pig in the
>mouth if that is all that is available.

I know someone who worked for Environment Canada up in the north part
of the country. Waaay up. He told me that they just set the start
and stop times of the fast to make it comparable to that of their
southern Moslem contemporaries in the closest big city, Edmonton.
There, now you know.



Nadeem Cokar, B. Ed, (soon to be MBA)
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I'm very scared for me.
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