Anonymous asked: Salam, is slut shaming haram? Like talking bad about them? Are we supposed to or not say anything at all and let god deal with it?
Wa alykum as-salaam,
It’s not proper to talk badly about anyone.
Yet, as Muslims we cannot support sinning either.
The problem is that Muslims are selective in what sins and what people we will chastise and what sins and what people we will excuse.
That is the problem.
In Islam it’s a huge sin to make aspersions on a woman who behaves indiscreetly, whether by wearing inappropriate or not enough clothing or by being seen in public with a man she “shouldn’t be with”. The latter, in particular, could have a quite innocent explanation, but you just don’t suggest someone is having sex outside marriage (this includes calling someone a slut or ho, which includes the derogatory term “hojabi”) unless you have the requisite number of eyewitnesses. So yes, “slut-shaming” is definitely haraam.
Its 100% possible to find a word that isn’t a slur that you can still say to convey what you want to convey to someone.
madeofpatterns said: unless you have a language disability and everyone is claiming lots of words are slurs even though they have a non-slur meaning and there isn’t another word available that means what you’re trying to say
So, Imagine that the company you work for held a poll, and asked everyone if they thought it would be a good idea to put a soda machine in the break room. The poll came back, and the majority of your colleagues said “Yes”, indicating that they would like a soda machine. Some said no, but the majority said yes. So, a week later, there’s a soda machine.
Now imagine that Bill in accounting voted against the soda machine. He has a strong hatred for caffeinated soft drinks, thinks they are bad you you, whatever. He campaigns throughout the office to get the machine removed. Well, management decides “OK, we’ll ask again” and again, the majority of people say “Yes, lets keep the soda machine.”
Bill continues to campaign, and management continues to ask the employees, and every time, the answer is in favor of the soda machine. This happens, lets say… 35 times. Eventually, Bill says “OK, I’M NOT PROCESSING PAYROLL ANYMORE UNTIL THE SODA MACHINE IS REMOVED”, so nobody will get paid unless management removes the machine.
What should we do???
Answer: Fire Bill and get someone who will do the fucking job.
Bonus: Bill tells everyone that he was willing to “Negotiate”, to come to a solution where everyone got their payroll checks, but only so long as that negotiation capitulated to his demand to remove the soda machine.
Bill is a fucking jackass.
-Anonymous (via thelordanubis)
this is the best description of the government shutdown i’ve seen so far
Only problem is, Bill is an employee. The congressmen blocking Obama’s budget are elected, so you can’t just get rid of them.