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Protests over cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad combined with images of Muslims criticising frivolous aspects of Western culture have left the impression for some that Islam and comedy are incompatible.
And as with most stereotypes, there is a kernel of truth. In some Islamic societies entertainment - music, film and comedy - are forbidden.
No one knows that better Muslim stand-up Jeff Mirza.
Originally posted by RedGolem
I do agree with what it says in the article though. I do feel that the majority do like to laugh, and can poke some fun at there text, as well as the profit.
Originally posted by shearder
Utopian society - oh what a thought hehehe
1. Of or pertaining to Utopia; resembling Utopia; hence, ideal; chimerical; fanciful; founded upon, or involving, imaginary perfections; as, Utopian projects; Utopian happiness.
n. 1. An inhabitant of Utopia; hence, one who believes in the perfectibility of human society; a visionary; an idealist; an optimist.
Utopia (from Greek: οὐ, "not", and τόπος, "place" [hence, "no place" or "place that does not exist"], as well as εὖ, "good" or "well", and τόπος ["good place"]—the double meaning was probably intended) is a fictional island near the coast of the Atlantic Ocean written about by Sir Thomas More as the fictional character Raphael Hythloday (translated from the Greek as "knowing in trifles") recounts his experiences in his travels to the deliciously fictional island with a perfect social, legal, and political system. The name has come to mean, in popular parlance, an ideal society. As such, it has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempted to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature. The term is sometimes used pejoratively, in reference to an unrealistic ideal that is impossible to realize, and has spawned other concepts, most prominently "dystopia".