Why do people believe in conspiracy theories? Because conspiracies happen
In the years after John F Kennedy's assassination, it wasn't insane or irrational to wonder if the truth was being concealed
Oliver Burkeman's Blog...
Most ppl have a problem with me . At first I used to brush it off as 'these people are just being jerks' but when too many people dislike u , then obviously so many people cannot be wrong
I am judged quite often . but I also have very few friends
I have a problem being friends or...
Rich People Just Care less
by David Goleman
Turning a blind eye. Giving someone the cold shoulder. Looking down on people. Seeing right through them.
These metaphors for condescending or dismissive...
Amnesty International urges people to appeal for death-row convict Bhullar
Saturday, April, 13 2013 - 12:27
CHANDIGARH/ NEW DELHI: Human Rights Organization Amnesty International has called upon people to petition Indian government, stating that death-row convict Davinderpal Singh Bhullar...
someone posted on their facebook wall today:
"I don't have an attitude problem I am just simply treating people as they treat me!!"
many of the persons facebook friends then 'liked' the comment.
This got me thinking...
many people think they are 'nice' people...that they only behave a certain...
Why people act out of line with their beliefs
Ever been forced to defend a particular position and ended up believing it? You’ve succumbed to one of the most famous theories in social psychology.
Despite all the...
I wasn't sure where to put this so I do apologise in advance if it's in the wrong place and would be grateful if the mods could move it to the right place but I was wondering if I could get some help...
In a meeting I had recently at work, I proposed an idea of celebrating the Sikh festival of...
If we reject the karma-caste-reincarnation trilogy, reject heaven/hell and believe that when we die our body turns to dust and our soul-energy is reabsorbed to wherever it came from (and this is a mechanism of natural law, there is no reward / bliss / merging or personal identity left behind)...
Cold Wave Kills 29 More People Across India
Twenty-nine people succumbed to the intense cold wave in North India on Tuesday as temperatures dropped to sub-zero levels at...
A survey published this week found more young people turning away from religion, believing that the definition of being "moral" meant looking after your family rather than taking part in religion.
More than half of the 16 to 24-year-olds questioned in the poll said their peers were less...
church of england
As someone who is on disability for mental health issues, I know how big a deal it is to help people with mental health issues have a place to live.
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Anonymous wealthy couple's $30-million gift to help homeless in Vancouver
The couple's donation will allow Taylor...
A Punjabi cultural Sikh (me, astroboy) wants to know what draws people to the Sikh faith. An article which I just read only increases my curiosity as what really interests people from other faiths to be drawn to Sikhism.
Here's the article I am talking about...
Yet another asylum-seeker tragedy was playing out in the Indian Ocean last night, with at least 75 people believed drowned when their boat capsized and a second boat reportedly also in trouble.
Details of the second vessel remained sketchy as darkness fell but the Australian Broadcasting...
Elderly people in Britain are lonelier and poorer that those in similar European countries, international research suggests. They are also more concerned about age discrimination than some of their European neighbours and feel more negative towards young people, a Demos report has found...
here's the picture
here are the profiles
and some of the other profiles
Fossils in China reveal new Stone Age people
Youngest of their kind found in mainland East Asia show mix of archaic, modern features
Posted: Mar 15, 2012 10:29 AM ET
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2012 12:24 PM ET
An artist's reconstruction of fossils from two caves in southwest...
We should not try to divide the people in religion, ethnicity, financial status, profession and interest ---- Swami Sumedhanand (Chambe Wale)
Phagwara, February 20, 2012: (Rajneesh Madhok) Today in the premises of Arya Model Senior Secondary School, Phagwara on the occasion of Shivratri...
Punjab Newsline Survey: 74 percent people think SAD-BJP govt is corrupt
Punjab Newsline Network
Wednesday, 25 January 2012
By Sukhpal Kaur
CHANDIGARH: As the Punjab assembly elections are slated for January 30, new issues and opinions have emerged making the battlefield more and...
Nearly 11000 people go missing during the Badal regime: NGO
Sanjay Sharma, TNN | Jan 17, 2012, 07.19PM IST
The startling fact that nearly 11,000 persons have gone missing in the last five years has come out in reply to RTI queries posed by an NGO Citizens for Social Responsibility (CSR)...
Religious people do not believe in atheists: study
National Post Staff Nov 30, 2011 – 9:53 PM ET
By Sarah Boesveld
Many religious people don’t like atheists, and in fact would apparently rate them alongside rapists on levels of trust, suggests a new Canadian study that claims to be...