Friday, March 24, 2006

Debate - precious

A Debate

Mufti sat next to a Reverend on a flight. The Rev asked the Mufti, What is
your occupation?

Mufti: I'm into big business

Rev: But what business exactly?

Mufti: I deal with God

Rev: Ah, so you're a Muslim religious leader. I have one problem with
you Muslims: you oppress your women.

Mufti: How do we oppress women?

Rev: You make your women cover up completely and you keep them in the

Mufti: Ah. I have a problem with you people: you oppress MONEY.

Rev: What? How can one oppress money?

Mufti: You keep your money hidden away, in wallets, banks and safes.
You keep it covered up. Why don't you display it in public if it's a
beautiful thing?

Rev: It will get stolen, obviously.

Mufti: You keep your money hidden because it is so valuable. We value
the true worth of women far, far more. Therefore, these precious
jewels are not on display to one and all. They are kept in honour and

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