Breastfeeding by adults?

By Razib Khan | May 29, 2007 8:36 pm

Islamic scholar promotes adult breastfeeding:

…Izzat Atiyaa had issued a fatwa, or religious ruling, offering his bold suggestion as a way around the prohibition in Islamic religious law against a woman working in private premises with a man who was not her close relative. Breastfeeding, he argued, would create a familial relationship under Islamic law.
Dr Atiyaa explained to the Egyptian newspaper al-Watani al-Yawm that: “A man and a woman who are alone together are not (necessarily) having sex but this possibility exists and breastfeeding provides a solution to this problem (by) transforming the bestial relationship between two people into a religious relationship based on (religious) duties.

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  • speedwell

    I just read this to my fiance and we both are ROFL. He rephrased it like this (apologies in advance): “So, a man and a woman alone together are in grave danger of having sex, but if she lets him suck her boobies, that danger is handily averted.” Oh, boy.

  • http://scienceblogs.com/gnxp razib

    but if she lets him suck her boobies
    excuse me, i’m assuming that he has to ingest milk!

  • http://aeolist.wordpress.com Ponder Stibbons

    So this can be done only with lactating women?

  • http://scienceblogs.com/gnxp razib

    perhaps moistening the nipple with milk before sucking would suffice?

  • Jose

    Would it have to be milk, or would any kind of body-shot count?

  • http://scienceblogs.com/gnxp razib

    or would any kind of body-shot count?
    i’m pretty sure alcohol is scratched off the list.

  • Gork

    Push the reasoning a little further and this would excuse doing Jello shots from her cleavage. Who says these wackadoos don’t know how to par-tay?

  • http://scienceblogs.com/gnxp razib

    Push the reasoning a little further and this would excuse doing Jello shots from her cleavage. Who says these wackadoos don’t know how to par-tay?
    doesn’t jello have pig products? that’s pretty haram me thinks.

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