The Daily Mail ran a story today about an Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi to Manila, where a man prayed at the top of his lungs right by the emergency exit. He yells “Allahu Akbar,” and the story claims that some passengers were terrified.
I wouldn’t be terrified, I’d just be pissed off at how inconsiderate he’s being. I’ve seen a countless number of people partaking in a call to prayer on planes, though I’ve never seen anything at this volume. Usually it’s silent, sometimes I see people basically whispering, but this is on a different level.
Here’s the video:
As someone who’s not terribly familiar with the inner workings of most religions, can anyone clarify if there’s any particular reason he’d be yelling so loudly, or was he just being inconsiderate?