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    Re: How are Muslims encouraged to treat pigs?


    I found this:

    March 11, 2017
    I know eating pork is prohibited in Islam. What should be our attitude towards pigs as animals? Should we avoid seeing them in zoos/farms, watching documentaries about them, playing with toy pig figures, or watching animated shows which feature pigs?


    Pigs, like all other animals, are creations of God. We are not supposed to treat them in any manner different than other animals. The only thing that Islam explicitly teaches is that pigs are prohibited to eat and that their saliva/sweat is impure and must be washed off after touching them.

    There are no other instructions from God or the Prophet Muhammad which teach us to treat pigs differently than other animals. It is neither prohibited to look at them, touch them, or study them.

    It may be argued that developing a dislike for pigs can have a beneficial psychological effect on Muslims and help to ensure that they maintain the Islamic rulings concerning the prohibition of eating pigs and their impurity. However, this point is open to discussion and hatred for pigs may have negative consequences on the psychology of Muslims as well.

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    http://www.calislamic.com/2017/03/11...toy-pig-figur/
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    Re: How are Muslims encouraged to treat pigs?


    salaam

    we dont eat them - so the pig lives.......unlike the other animals.

    peace
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    Re: How are Muslims encouraged to treat pigs?


    I kinda would touch a pig.
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    How did Jesus deal with them?
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    Re: How are Muslims encouraged to treat pigs?


    Quote Originally Posted by Zafran View Post
    salaam

    we dont eat them - so the pig lives.......unlike the other animals.

    peace
    hey never thought of it that way!!!, so by not eating them were being merciful to them sort of right?
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    Re: How are Muslims encouraged to treat pigs?


    Quote Originally Posted by AbdullahAziz View Post
    hey never thought of it that way!!!, so by not eating them were being merciful to them sort of right?
    They have vital organs which are very similar to those of humans so they do often get used as spare parts, there used to be an old saying about people wearing skins of sheep over hearts of wolves, but it turns out that wolves hearts don't work properly in humans.

    But that's a subject of fiqh and Allah knows if it would be worth discussing deeper here.

    Apparently 2,000 of them were killed and used to save humans last time in a different way.


    http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/se...e-personality/

    http://www.medicaldaily.com/can-orga...rms-yes-247498


    Hmmmmm, the term: "we be legion" from a "large group" of evil spirits transferred to pigs raises questions about sexual preferences too.
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