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Laicity and Football deception in the Moroccan Blogs

Last Monday was the first day of the new Hegire year 1427 and the Moroccan Blogsphere wished Muslims all over the world a happy new year (French).
Soumiaz author of Imta , started an e-discussion with foulla‘s Refusenik about Islam and laicity . While most of the Moroccan bloggers posted about their deception after the early elimination of the Moroccan team in the ACN 2006.

Laicity or Ijtihad

Following the e-discussion lunched by foulla who posted about Islam and laicity , Soumiaz answered back by starting an e-debat between the two blogs and their readers about whether it's appropriate to talk about Laicity or Ijtihad.

Before I try my luck sharing what I have with the rest of you, we all should keep in mind that on his last address, the prophet Mohamed (may god bless his soul!) said that Islam as a religion was sent to the world as whole and that it is meant to be flexible. Islam is suppose to follow the evolution of societies and what worked for them back then might not be applicable to us today.

The comments to the e-debat were very different even though most of them tried to defend Islam instead of pinpointing the bad practices associated to it. And the debat is still going on after foulla posted to answer back some of the”Islam defenders”.

..and as long as those religious persons don't target their misguided followers with the fervor and the rage they expend on outside critics, the mistake of associating Islam with savage practices will continue..And so will the practices..

Football deception

It seems like the defeat of the Moroccan team in the ACN 2006 wasn't a big surprise for the Moroccan bloggers , still , last week was a very sad one for the football lovers.

Citoyen Marocain thinks that the elimination of the Atlas lions is but a small aspect of the bad mangement (French) in most of the Moroccan administrations.

Our football team is sick..very sick..but this information is definitely not the ACN's “revelation”..

Larbi is also very desapointed and his post relates how bad he feels about the elimination of the Moroccan team but also about other negative aspects (French) of the life in Morocco.

Oh brother, i feel the rage inside of me.!

Elkortbi author of Partageons nos passions writes a satyrical post about the defeat of the Atlas lions , and he says that there are lessons to learn from the elimination (French) .

We don't trust our local competencies.And we think whatever is not Moroccan is good. Even when it's about a bad product.

Crucivore posted about an article which title is “Morocco defeated by its federation”.The article was published by “ l'ECONOMISTE ” (French) and it cosiders the Moroccan Royal Federation of Football the main responsible (French) of the Atlas Lion's elimination.

The bloggers in Moroco are even circulating an online petition about the Moroccan team asking for the resignation of the Moroccan Royal Federation of Football ‘s members who brought us nothing but shame and disgrace.

That's it for this week . See you next Wednesday, Inshallah;)

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