Wednesday, June 15, 2011

luaran

Scenario 1:

Was eating at a vegetarian restaurant with Karen. We were suggested by the friendly waitress to order "vegetarian chicken", "vegetarian beef" etc -its egg/tofu based with artificial flavours. Karen, who is a devout Buddhist, said "ni macam topeng. muka saja hijau tapi hati masih merah".

Scenario 2:
At a mamak restaurant with Mr K, I pointed to him rows of Barbican (drinks that imitatae the taste of alcoholic drinks) which is oxymoronically labelled as "halal beer". He said "buat pe. Macam hipokrit".

Why do people try to create alternatives for the things already forbidden?
Macam nak menipu diri sendiri, luar je nak menunjukkan diri tu baik (dengan ikut yang halal), tapi hati masih teringin nak merasa (yang haram).

Kalau hati hijau, luar pun akan hijau juga.
Tapi bukan sebaliknya.

Would you? (tofu perisa babi) hmm.

3 comments:

HiDa 15 June 2011 at 21:38:00 GMT+8  

A friend pnh makan tofu perisa babi, basically it tastes like tofu.

Anyway, barbican is not halal anymore. It contains 0.5% alcohol, and we are allowed to consume not more than 0.01% of alcohol.

Saje nk share info :)

hazwani 19 June 2011 at 22:03:00 GMT+8  

Betol tu. I really don't get it why people would want to argue on such small matter. Kalau dah syubhah, tinggal je la kan.

amicus curiae 7 September 2011 at 15:31:00 GMT+8  

kalau dah syubhah, tinggal je la.
betul. tapi bila iman menipis, yg haram pun buat jugak.

sigh.

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