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Beatings are used as a last therapeutic resort.
Even then, beatings must observe certain restrictions.
It is as if Islam is saying to you: “Don’t beat,”
You can understand it this way, since Islam is telling you:
“Beatings are your last resort”
The came the Prophet Muhammad who says, “No, beatings are not suitable . . .”
Some religious authorities have said about the beatings:
He should strike her with his fist.” Like this . . .
That’s what beatings are.
Others have said: “He should beat her with a toothpick.”
Others have said this doesn’t mean an actual toothpick but that the rod should be as long and as thick as a toothpick.
In other words, no longer than this . . .
Like a straw or something . . .
Some of them have said there should be no more than ten blows.
If you beat, then do it with a toothpick, and no more than ten . . .
You tell me, how much pain can be caused by ten blows with a toothpick?