posted on Apr, 27 2012 @ 03:42 AM
I'm not sure if this has been raised before, but I'm wondering if we should be reading this strange bit of news in a different kinda way. Assuming
first off that it isn't some sort of hoax, is there a slim chance that perhaps the law has been given life (excuse the pun) to avoid legal
repercussions against those that might commit the act? Now don't get me wrong - I haven't had the chance to visit Egypt and have very little
knowledge of their government or of Islam in general - but perhaps there is a significant enough cross section of society over there that sees the
males of a marriage commit this act out of psychological dysfunction or antiquated beliefs? Perhaps the law is there to simply protect the unfortunate
who perform something so sickening, i.e. person freaks out that wife is dead - goes into a strange state of shock which leads to an uncontrollable
urge to have sex for any known number of illogical reasonings. In Western cultures of course we would throw them in a cell or a hospital for the
criminally insane, but who knows? Maybe over there they're willing to give the grieving husband the benefit of the doubt, and thus have created this
law to avoid legal prosecutions and long term effects on the persons life.
Just thinking out loud with the keyboard.....
I can't imagine that, by creating the law, husbands are now going to insist on a final act of sexual intercourse post death simply because the law
says they can. I can imagine, however, that people with strong and strange religious beliefs have always done things that others might find odd or
simply disgusting. With this law, if they are caught having intercourse with a corpse that was once his wife, it will not result in a prison