Reason.tv: Boobquake, Live from Dupont Circle


On Monday April 26, 2010 at Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. a group small in number (five to seven participants) but large in heart participated in Boobquake, an event coordinated online through Facebook and Twitter to respond to a Islamic cleric's recent comments that "women dressing immodestly" led to earthquakes.

"Many women who do not dress modestly…lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which (consequently) increases earthquakes," Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi was quoted as saying by Iranian media. Sedighi is Tehran's acting Friday prayer leader. (He is not available for children's parties.)

For the record, there was an earthquake off the coast of Taiwan that was possibly related to Boobquake.

Here's a short video explaining from the event. Approximately 1.36 minutes; shot and edited by Dan Hayes.

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