An Islamic cleric asserts that "...attractive women who wear makeup, snub traditional Islamic attire and dress 'inappropriately' incite extramarital sex, which causes more earthquakes." (story here)
Well, back in the day -- i.e. before I promised celibacy -- I acknowledge that a comely lass could easily turn my head, cause my heart to skip a beat, or perhaps even set my knees to a knockin'. But I don't think I ever met the one that could rock my world in the way this cleric envisions.
Perhaps I don't get around enough.
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