I just had a weird thought.
Native Americans, those that where here before the European invasion of
1492 and covering those of both North and South America, are genetically
incapable of growing facial hair.
The Taliban made it a crime to have a beard less than four finger widths in
length, and if it isn't long enough, you spend time in jail until you have
one long enough.
So, does that mean that a Native American, assuming one would want to, can't
belong to the Taliban? He probably can't become an Orthodox Jew or even
become an Amish Mennonite.
“Although,” said Spring when I told her this, “the
Amish might be more forgiving and let one become a member.”
“But in the Amish community, when a man becomes married, he has to let his
beard grow,” I said.
“Okay, then maybe a Native American who becomes Amish can't get married,”
Like I said, it was a wierd thought.
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