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Q50: Why are Muslims not fashionable?

When seeing how Muslims dress, some people might be misled into believing that they are not fashionable because they do not follow popular fashion trends such as by women dressing modestly and men not having tattoos. There are however various reasons for such restrictions, which I will try to explain. Perhaps the most popular restriction… Continue reading Q50: Why are Muslims not fashionable?

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Q49: Why do Muslim not take part in celebrations?

Nowadays people have all sorts of celebrations such as Christmas and other celebrations that people around the world take part in. However, Muslims do not always take part in such celebrations so some people might get the wrong idea and think that they are being anti social.   There are many celebrations nowadays that many… Continue reading Q49: Why do Muslim not take part in celebrations?

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The American Hostage

  "Hello?... Mr...? Mr....?" A foreign voice called "Erh... Where am I?!" Frank, an American English teacher said while lying on the floor "You are in Al Salman!" “Where’s that?!” “In Iraq!” "OH MY GOD! ARE YOU SERIOUS?! How did I end up in Iraq?!" Frank sat up suddenly and looking around to find himself… Continue reading The American Hostage

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Q48: Why do Muslims keep beards?

Throughout history many people have kept beards in all parts of the world as far back as the Ancient Greeks, Ancient Egyptians and Babylonians and that was not a problem at all, although there were of course people who did not keep beards as well such as various Roman emperors. It is only in fairly… Continue reading Q48: Why do Muslims keep beards?

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A day at the Human Zoo

“What’s that?” “It’s an atomium!” “A what?” “An atomium! It’s a model that resembles an atom and symbolises the future growth of atomic energy in the world!” “Yeah, whatever!”   Being an 11-year-old, Jamie took little interest in what the World fair in Belgium, 1958, had to offer but only accompanied his parents reluctantly. This… Continue reading A day at the Human Zoo