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“Whoever enters the buffet and eats for 10 or 50 riyals without deciding the quantity they will eat is violating Sharia (Islamic) law,”
Funny how they were so uneducated in your mind but you can't see the glaring cholesterol problems right in front of you.
So go ahead and make fun of scripture, call us bible believers stupid, and enjoy your heart attack, after all you earned
reply to post by WhiteAlice
Well, if people stop going to buffets, would that not effectively shut them down?
reply to post by Akragon
My question to you is, what is the biblical definition of meat? If you think about it, you touch things with your hands all day picking up all kinds of bacteria, which absolutely effects what goes into your belly. Washing your hands is good practice, however doing so in a ritualistic fashion like the TALMUD says is not neccesary. Here Jesus was refuting the washing of hands not saying eat what you want, we can see some evidence in peters dream that there are unclean animals. In the dream Peter states "I have never eaten of anything common or unclean". Well this was Jesus' deciple obviously he would have eaten some of these animals if Jesus cleansed them.
reply to post by FlyersFan
Actually the pig is a diseased animal, even today. The laws on what to eat and what not to eat are health laws, meaning they are good for you. If you want to have a heart attack at 40 because you eat a slab of bacon for breakfast everyday by all means I won't stop you. Funny how they were so uneducated in your mind but you can't see the glaring cholesterol problems right in front of you. So go ahead and make fun of scripture, call us bible believers stupid, and enjoy your heart attack, after all you earned it. Mmmmmmmm fat.
And the pig, because it parts the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud, is unclean to you.
You shall not eat any of their flesh, and you shall not touch their carcasses; they are unclean to you.
It's not a 4000 year old edict either. It's from Leviticus, 11:7 and 11:8 and in the Christian bible as well. The Book of Leviticus was written at around 500 bce at the latest so at least 2500 years old.
reply to post by Akragon
If you look in genesis only fruit and herbs were called meat. In leviticus we see that only clean animals fruits and herbs are good for meat, so no Biblically meat is what God okays as food.
As i have never said you will go to hell for eating pig and even made it clear that this is an instruction for HEALTH, your body is a temple you should take care of it. Eating pork will not defile your spirit, but that being said can defile your body. If I eat cherry laurell my body will die but that did not defile my spirit.edit on 17-3-2014 by stok3th3fir3 because: (no reason given)edit on 17-3-2014 by stok3th3fir3 because: (no reason given)
If you are trying to lose weight, pork is a better choice than beef, because pork is lower in calories. A 4 oz. serving of pork contains 140 calories, while a 4 oz. serving of beef provides 200 calories. If you ate a 4 oz. serving of pork instead of beef every day, you'd save 420 calories over the course of a week. However, this is unlikely to make a big difference in your weight, as it takes a deficit of 3,500 calories to lose weight. If you are attempting to gain weight, beef would be the better choice.
When whichever god it was had ordered and divided the mass, and collected it into separate parts, he first gathered the earth into a great ball so that it was uniform on all sides...The equatorial zone is too hot to be habitable; the two poles are covered by deep snow; and he placed two regions between and gave them a temperate climate mixing heat and cold.Ovid, The Metamorphoses
Pretty freaking smart in my book. If anything, if we lost our technological advances tomorrow, I'm not quite certain how we'd all fare because of the ancient knowledge that we've lost.
Not only have you been lucky enough to be attached since time immemorial to a favored
evolutionary line, but you have also been extremely-make that miraculously-fortunate in your
personal ancestry. Consider the fact that for 3.8 billion years, a period of time older than the
Earth's mountains and rivers and oceans, every one of your forebears on both sides has been
attractive enough to find a mate, healthy enough to reproduce, and sufficiently blessed by fate
and circumstances to live long enough to do so. Not one of your pertinent ancestors was
squashed, devoured, drowned, starved, stranded, stuck fast, untimely wounded, or otherwise
deflected from its life's quest of delivering a tiny charge of genetic material to the right
partner at the right moment in order to perpetuate the only possible sequence of hereditary
combinations that could result-eventually, astoundingly, and all too briefly-in you.