Slutty Women Cause Earthquakes: Iranian Cleric
Scantily clad temptresses lead to adultery, and that leads to seismic trouble
By M. Morris, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 19, 2010 2:50 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Iran is in one of the most seismically active regions of the globe, atop dozens of fault lines, yet Tehran hasn't suffered a major earthquake since 1830. And when the inevitable happens, it'll be because of immodestly dressed women. Wait, what? "Many women who do not dress modestly ... lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity, and spread adultery in society, which (consequently) increases earthquakes," a leading cleric said during a Friday prayer service, the AP reports.

"A divine authority told me to tell the people to make a general repentance. Why? Because calamities threaten us," said Kazem Sedighi. "If a natural earthquake hits Tehran, no one will be able to confront such a calamity but God's power, only God's power." In other words, cover up, ladies. "Let's not disappoint God."

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leocon
Apr 20, 2010 8:42 PM CDT
You gotta love this religion. I'm surprised that Mel Brooks has mad a movie about them.
HANKHILL
Apr 20, 2010 6:38 PM CDT
RIGHT AN EARTHQUAKE IN HIS PANTS
rm8471
Apr 20, 2010 2:21 PM CDT
Ah, kuzinz of Limbaugh, who said the USA health care reform "caused" the Iceland volcano as "punishment from God"!!!