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Thousands of Turkish students have petitioned their university to build a Jedi temple, in response to an increase in the number of mosques being built on campuses across the country.
The country-wide online debate started last month after the rector of Istanbul Technical University (İTÜ) Mehmet Karaca announced that a “landmark mosque” would be built on the university campus, Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily reported.
Almost 200,000 thousand students have signed an online petition calling for the creation of the mosque on the campus, leading to more than 20,000 İTÜ students starting a similar petition calling for a Buddhist temple.
Meanwhile, at Dokuz Eylül University in the western province of Izmir, more than 5,000 students have called for a Jedi Temple.
“To recruit new Jedi and to bring balance to the Force, we want a Jedi temple,” the petition claims.
Started five days ago, the petition explains that many “uneducated padawan,” the novice Jedi in George Lucas’s global film franchise Star Wars, are drawn to the “dark side”
originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: Spider879
Thats awesome. Good on them.
In all seriousness, I would join. That would be be my second home.
originally posted by: Serdgiam
I love it..
They could do some really amazing and creative things with the architecture! Though, I doubt they are that serious.
originally posted by: TinfoilTP
The Islamists in charge of Turkey will just see this as a need to purge that generation. That is why they are building so many new mosques, to indoctrinate the next generations to do the job.
A leading Saudi Arabian cleric has reportedly issued a controversial fatwa allowing a husband to chop up his wife and eat her body in the event of extreme hunger.
The fatwa, an Islamic edict, was widely attributed to the mufti of Saudi Arabia, Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, though it is yet to be officially confirmed.
The grand mufti, who is the highest religious figure in Saudi Arabia, allegedly went on to substantiate the fatwa by saying this will allow the couple to "become one as their bodies will fuse together after the husband eats his wife".
According to multiple local reports, the fatwa "allows a man to eat his wife or parts of her body, if the husband was afflicted with a severe hunger".
The report added: "The fatwa is interpreted as evidence of the sacrifice of women and obedience to her husband and her desire for the two to become one."
Nonetheless, religious authorities quickly denied that Saudi mufti issued any such fatwa to quell the speculation.