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    How Can I Make Decent And Useful Friends And From Where ? Most People Have A Problem With Me

    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...
  2. spnadmin

    The Problem With Taking Too Many Vitamins

    The problem with taking too many vitamins Dr. Chris van Tulleken http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24563590 Millions of people swear by vitamin supplements. But many are wasting their time and some could even be harming themselves, argues Dr Chris van Tulleken. In November 1912 a...
  3. spnadmin

    Build Your Own Sikh Art Exhibit: Call For SPN Members To Fix A Problem!

    Once again we are invisible! How would you set the matter straight? Here is the problem. The Art Gallery of South Australia is hosting an exhibition called "Realms of Wonder: Explore the spiritual art of India" covering Jain, Hindu and Islamic Art (with at touch of Buddhism in some of the...
  4. M

    A Dilemma And A Question!

    Sat Shri Akal, My dilemma: I am a high school girl who wants to convert to Sikhism. My mom (although not extreamely religious herself) gets upset whenever I tell her that I do not wish to follow the Christian faith. I have not told her that I have a desire to be Sikh forfear of what her...
  5. C

    I Don't Have An Attitude Problem. I Am Just Simply Treating People As They Treat Me

    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...
  6. spnadmin

    Legal Is India's Rape Problem Also A Police Problem?

    India’s rape problem is also a police problem Posted by Max Fisher http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/01/07/indias-rape-problem-is-also-a-police-problem/ Public outrage over the recent shocking assault and gang rape of a 23-year-old Delhi woman developed into outrage...
  7. Randip Singh

    Why Do Indian Vegetarians Have A Problem With Eggs But Not With Milk?

    This question is not about Sikhism, but about the Indian mentality. In the West vegetarians (not vegans), tend to eat eggs. In India vegetarians drink milk but do not eat eggs. Those of you who understand the biological process involved in both will know milk contains far more living...
  8. Archived_Member16

    India No One Cures Punjab's Drug Problem

    No one cures Punjab's drug problem By Jaideep Sarin, Chandigarh, Feb 10 : From leading politicians to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) to the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), everyone expresses concern about the growing menace of drug...
  9. Harry Haller

    Problem, Your Thoughts Are Welcome

    Gurfatehji, At 4am this morning, just as the cat was making himself comfortable on my head, I noticed my wife, Sian, was awake, this is not normal, although I am an insomniac, my wife is not. My legs were bent to avoid Dan who was asleep deep within the bed, and I could see Alfie's tail...
  10. Archived_Member16

    India Guru Of Globalization Tackles India’s ID Problem

    June 02, 2011 Guru of globalization tackles India’s ID problem June 02, 2011 Haroon Siddiqui - The Toronto Star Nandan Nilekani was given a degree at U of T's Rotman School of Management. We are burdened with many pieces of identity — birth certificate, social insurance...
  11. spnadmin

    Islam Anti-Sharia Law: A Solution In Search Of A Problem

    By Daniel Mach and Jamil Dakwar Religion News Service NEW YORK (RNS) A discriminatory and wholly unfounded idea is taking root in state legislatures across the country: attempts to pass laws that would explicitly and unnecessarily ban state courts from applying or even considering Islamic...
  12. Randip Singh

    Arts/Society What Is Nikhil Advani's Problem With Sikh's?

    I feel I must write on this, having just watched Patiala House, but the Director Nikhil Advani seems to have a real problem with Sikhs. So far I have noted the following in his films: 1) Salam e Ishq - Incidental Sikh charachters are either buffoons, idiots or whipping boys. 2) Chandni Chowk...
  13. Caspian

    Atheism Pascal's Wager And The Problem Of Having A False Guru

    Are you familiar with a philosophical argument known as Pascal's Wager. Pascal suggested that one should adopt the christian faith (and the christian god) based on a simple cost/benefit analysis. I would go on to say that he mistakenly comes to the conclusion that belief in God is more...
  14. spnadmin

    The Visa Problem

    In this thread we will be updating news related to problems that Indians residing in the diaspora encounter when trying to return to India. As news items are located they will be posted here. Forum members are also welcome to comment on articles, share experiences, and post news articles...
  15. spnadmin

    Bullying Is Everyone's Problem

    The Bay Area may have a reputation for tolerance, but a recent survey sponsored by the Sikh Coalition finds that, for their children, it isn't very welcoming. Last month's Bay Area Civil Rights report surveyed 1,300 Sikhs in the nine Bay Area counties, including 500 young people. Nearly...
  16. spnadmin

    India China Has A 'Big Problem' WIth India?

    The government of China appears to extremely upset by a news report in the Indian media that two Mountain Divisions of the Indian army will be deployed in Arunachal Pradesh, and become fully operational by next year. In response, the China Foreign Ministry spokesman, Ma Zhaoxu cautioned...
  17. spnadmin

    Misinterpretation Of Gurbani And Misrepresentation Of Sikhism: How To Handle This Problem?

    MISINTERPRETATION OF GURBANI AND MISREPRESENTATION OF SIKHISM:HOW TO HANDLE THIS PROBLEM? Prof Devinder Singh Chahal, PhD 
Institute for Understanding Sikhism
 4418 Martin Plouffe, Laval, Quebec, Canada H7W 5L9
 E-mail: Sikhism@canada.com Introduction 
Guru Nanak (1469-1539) laid...
  18. spnadmin

    Islam The Problem Of Suffering: Muslim Theological Reflections

    Posted for SPN member Tejwant Singh ji Malik The Problem of Suffering: Muslim Theological Reflections Sherman A. Jackson Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Michigan Posted: September 18, 2010 07:51 PM Admin Note: The conversation below had me...
  19. spnadmin

    Being Abroad In India: India's Woman Problem

    Being Abroad in India: India's Woman Problem Alyssa Pinsker: Being Abroad in India: India's Woman Problem Since arriving in India one month ago, I have made many realizations and observations on the role of women. My first observation was that just as at the last Orthodox Jewish seder I...
  20. Aman Singh

    A Community With An Image Problem

    The extremist Sikhs who have gone online to threaten the life of Vancouver South MP Ujjal Dosanjh are doing their fellow Sikhs an incredible disservice. A recent poll suggests as much. The bullying militants are tarnishing all Sikhs with the same violent brush, even though Canada's roughly...
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