An unscholarly, yet socially castrating ruling on an aspect of life in an Islamic legalistic tone. Purists decry the social upscaling of fartwas and their miscontextualisation. which is why we call them fa(r)twas.
Related term: Fartwar
Fartwars are those unscholarly dialectics which enhance ummahtic spastication all over the internet and in real life. Waged over relatively minor issues, but propelled to the foreground by bad politics, they are revealing of the schisms and degradation of religion that we have to deal with.