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Discrimination against moslems

Reader comment on item: Fashion at Turkish Airlines
in response to reader comment: TURKISH FASHION

Submitted by Ali Karp (United States), Feb 13, 2013 at 15:28

Jacques writes: "As for alcohol, why not serve it to non Moslems?"

This would be outright discrimination against Moslems Jacques. Let the individuals decide whether they want to sin or not. Look how nicely poet Neyzen Tevfik expressed it:

Why are you interfering with my drinking of raki or wine?

If I am not harming you, no problem in my drinking

On doomsday when we both face the hair-thin bridge

If I am honest I can cross that bridge even I am intoxicated

(For those of you who are not familiar with this "bridge" business: On doomsday, moslems will rise from their graves, and will be made go across a hair-thin bridge. Those with guilt weighing on them, will fall to the fires of hell below. For more search Wikipedia for "As-Sirat".)


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