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Reader comment on item: Muslim Hours at Municipal Swimming Pools in the West
in response to reader comment: Too sad to be funny

Submitted by Godot (an ex-Muslim) (United States), Apr 23, 2008 at 11:20

Your Egyptian taxi driver was delusional or he was simply teasing you.

In Islam, only the part between the belly button and the knees of a male should be covered. Bare chests are ok in Islam (of course for males only). I am not defending Islam at all, I am defending objectivity and truthfulness. In order to fight and expose Islam we need to avoid exaggerations and anecdotal references, it only hurts our mission.

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