Dec 26 2012
If, as Gandhi said, “The greatness of a nation and its moral compass are judged by the way it treats animals,” no wonder Muslim countries fall short
A BNI Reader posted this inspirational video about a dog and a Down’s Syndrome child in the comments section yesterday. I know a lot more of my readers would want to see it, so I’m posting it here.
Dogs have a dark place in Islamic society. Dogs are considered unclean, and Islamic angels do not enter a house that has a dog. Islam also recognizes certain types of dogs as devils, and orders that Muslims must kill them. (See links below video) Dogs are, thus, a despised creature in the Islamic world, although exceptions are made for working dogs. Islamic traditions prohibit petting of dogs in Muslim homes and many Muslim taxi drivers won’t allow a blind person with a guide dog into their cabs. Read More