"Many women who do not dress modestly ... lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which (consequently) increases earthquakes," Tehran's acting Friday prayer leader.Kazem Sedighi was quoted as saying by Iranian media. Sedighi is..."What can we do to avoid being buried under the rubble?" Sedighi asked during a prayer sermon Friday. "There is no other solution but to take refuge in religion and to adapt our lives to Islam's moral codes."
Seismologists have warned for at least two decades that it is likely the sprawling capital will be struck by a catastrophic quake in the near future.
Some experts have even suggested Iran should move its capital to a less seismically active location. Tehran straddles scores of fault lines, including one more than 50 miles (80 kilometers) long, though it has not suffered a major quake since 1830.
Yeah right! Plus, if these highfalutin seismologists are correct, wouldn't we find that most earthquakes correlate with plate boundaries? Of course not, and we should not even bother looking for these natural causes.
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Update (april 20th): For a hilariously irreverent commentary on this state of affairs, check out the plans for boobquake here.