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WDP agent – foto by Smith

We’ve penetrated the Witless Detection Program using our Avatar 3-D movie glasses.




fotos of Witless Detection Program agents by Smith

4 Responses to “wdp”

  1. jc says:

    Great fotos – in the bottom, you look like a cosmic imam performing both salat and jihad in one fell swoop

  2. jo says:

    ohmygod smith you’ve finally corroded yourself!

  3. smith says:

    you know the old saying — copper corrodes, and those who use copper powders corrode eventually.

    ~ ~ ~

    as for jc – i had to look up the definition of salat – and was happy to find that is the name of the 5 daily prayers we heard in morocco our three months there. they were my daily joy, made me feel cleaner.

    Ṣalāt (Arabic: صلاة‎; pl. ṣalawāt) is the name given to the formal prayer of Islam. The prayer is one of the obligatory rites of the religion, to be performed five times a day by a practising Muslim. Its supreme importance for Muslims is indicated by its status as one of the Five Pillars.

    Prayer is performed five times a day: at dawn (fajr), noon (dhuhr), in the afternoon (asr), at sunset (maghrib) and nightfall (isha’a)

    The Islamic day begins at sundown (Maghrib).

    jihad i thought i knew, but as it turns out, only a little

    (both definitions from wikipedia)

    Jihad (pronounced /dʒɪˈhɑːd/; Arabic: جهاد‎ [dÊ’iˈhæːd]), an Islamic term, is a religious duty of Muslims. In Arabic, the word jihād is a noun meaning “struggle.” Jihad appears frequently in the Qur’an and common usage as the idiomatic expression “striving in the way of Allah (al-jihad fi sabil Allah)”.[1][2] A person engaged in jihad is called a mujahid, the plural is mujahideen.

    A minority among the Sunni scholars sometimes refer to this duty as the sixth pillar of Islam, though it occupies no such official status.[3] In Twelver Shi’a Islam, however, Jihad is one of the 10 Practices of the Religion.

    According to scholar John Esposito, Jihad requires Muslims to “struggle in the way of God” or “to struggle to improve one’s self and/or society.”[3][4] Jihad is directed against Satan’s inducements, aspects of one’s own self, or against a visible enemy.[1][5] The four major categories of jihad that are recognized are Jihad against one’s self (Jihad al-Nafs), Jihad of the tongue (Jihad al-lisan), Jihad of the hand (Jihad al-yad), and Jihad of the sword (Jihad as-sayf).[5] Islamic military jurisprudence focuses on regulating the conditions and practice of Jihad as-sayf, the only form of warfare permissible under Islamic law, and thus the term Jihad is usually used in fiqh manuals in reference to military combat.[5][6]

  4. MadM says:

    Corroded AND rusted beard. Nice.

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