Minnie S.8 months ago
This is a great article! I can totally relate as I lived in the US until high school and am now teaching in Indonesia, where all of the restaurants are curtained off during the day if they are open and any fasting-prohibited activities are frowned on regardless of what religion you are. It gives a markedly different vibe to the fasting experience. Some of the other things your mentioned also happen here, but I was really shocked when some of my students from Libya and the middle east shared the extent of excesses from their homeland.