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    Feeling Like I'm Losing "it"

    Lately I have been trying to make sense of what I see as mostly nonsense. This action is wearing me down a little bit. Overall my goal is to spread words of Love, Joy, Hope, Peace and Freedom to those I interact with throughout my day. Some days I don't go anywhere so my dog gets it but other...
  2. Inderjeet Kaur

    USA Used Music For Social Change, Pete Seeger Dies At 94

    Folk Legend and Activist Pete Seeger Dies at 94 by Cliff Weathers http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/folk-legend-and-activist-pete-seeger-dies-94?akid=11451.77236.SswECI&rd=1&src=newsletter952286&t=14 The banjo-playing troubadour was blacklisted during the McCarthy era for his...
  3. Inderjeet Kaur

    Is Fasting For Social Or Political Purposes Allowed In Sikhi?

    We all know that Sikhs are forbidden fast for religious reasons, at least I hope we all know that. My question is whether fasting is permissible when it is used to achieve a social or political end, to convince human beings without reference to the Divine, as in the case in the article below...
  4. spnadmin

    Gurus Guru Nanak Sahib - Religious And Social Reformer

    Sangat ji At Sikh Philosophy Network Parkash Guru Nanak Dev ji is remembered on April 14 per the Nanakshai Calendar (Purewal, 2003). To those of you who celebrate on this day, November 15 2013, Sikh Philosophy Network wishes you a deeply spiritual and blessed moment in remembrance of a great...
  5. Archived_Member16

    India Experts Say India's Rapid Social Change Plays Role In Gang Rapes, And Nation's Fury Over Them

    Experts say India's rapid social change plays role in gang rapes, and nation's fury over them By Katy Daigle, The Associated PressSeptember 2, 2013 7:00 AM FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, protesters shield themselves as Indian police beat them with sticks during a...
  6. Chaan Pardesi

    Opinion Alcohol: A Social Disease That Many Malaysian Sikhs Find Irresistable

    Gurcharan Singh Alcohol-a Sikh Social problem in Malaysia Alcoholism is a social illness and disease very peculiar to only the SIKHS, especially in Malaysia.When this matter is raised, they go into denial, refusal to acknowledge and refute any ownership. Every trick is used to justify...
  7. spnadmin

    Opinion Does Trolling Kill? Hate Speech & Bullying On The Internet

    Please read on when you finish this story. Some questions to think about follow Story 2. Tell us what you think about the reasons and justifications trolls in this story give for their actions. Story 1 Internet Trolls: What Can be Done About the Scourge of the Web by Nick Thompson...
  8. spnadmin

    SciTech No Secrets! Metadata Reveals The Secrets Of Social Position, Company Hierarchy, Terrorist Cells

    Metadata reveals the secrets of social position, company hierarchy, terrorist cells by Ellen Nakashima...
  9. spnadmin

    India BR Ambekdar, Advocate For Social Justice, Commemorated By Rozana Spokesman

    Today marks the birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar Indian jurist, political leader, philosopher, anthropologist, historian, orator, economist, teacher, editor, prolific writer, revolutionary and chief architect of the Indian Constitution. Born into an untouchable caste, Ambedkar was the first...
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    Sexual Intercourse, Need Or A Want?

    I wanted to ask this question because the thought arrived to me when i was at my college computer doing course work, and I BECAME hungry, with-out thinking about it. So then i thought, one does not become aroused, just like i became hungry. With influences of Kaam (lust) around people and...
  11. Archived_Member16

    India US Report Slams India On Corruption, Social Violence

    US report slams India on corruption, social violence IANS - May 25, 2012, 01.34AM IST Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said widespread impunity at all levels of government remained a serious problem. WASHINGTON: The US state department has highlighted "widespread...
  12. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Faith, Hope And Social Justice

    Faith, hope and social justice November 27, 2011 Dow Marmur - The Toronto Star It’s always easier for clergy ministering to middle- or upper-class religious institutions to preach about social justice in faraway places than to point to the poverty on the doorstep of the temple, church...
  13. Archived_Member16

    Asia's Shortage Of Brides Stirs Social Upheaval Around Region

    Asia's shortage of brides stirs social upheaval around region Fewer girl babies and educated women who resist marriage are altering societies By Jonathan Manthorpe, Vancouver Sun - October 31, 2011 As the world's population passes seven billion, there is growing unease in Asia about the social...
  14. Archived_Member16

    Opinion The Elite Plan For A New World Social Order

    The Elite Plan for a New World Social Order October 18, 2011 By davidjones - New Dawn Magazine By RICHARD K MOORE When the Industrial Revolution began in Britain, in the late 1700s, there was lots of money to be made by investing in factories and mills, by opening up new markets...
  15. spnadmin

    Experts Worried About Marginalization Of Punjabi In Education, Media And Social Use

    by Prabh Singh Patiala (October 05, 2011): Linguistics and media experts raised the issues of marginalization as well as distortion of Punjabi language in education, media and social use, during the seminar organized by a students’ body at Arts Auditorium, Punjabi University, Patiala on...
  16. spnadmin

    SciTech Students' Concentration Adversely Affected By Social Networking Sites

    Social networking websites like Facebook have negative effects on children, and those who frequently use such websites are more likely to get lower marks in school, says a new American study. Such students are also likely to have behavioural problems and “narcissistic tendencies” from...
  17. Harry Haller

    The Importance Of Sangat To A Social Inadequate

    Gurfatehji I have read time and time again how important sangat is, and to be honest I did not really have any time for what I assumed was the social side of sikhi. I don't really get people on the whole, and do my level best to live my own little life as far away from company as I can. For...
  18. spnadmin

    SciTech Social Media Becoming Popular In India: Report

    Social Media becoming popular in India: report Lalit K Jha Washington, Feb 25 (PTI) Although the use of social media by Indians was first highlighted during the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, social media tools is being effectively used by a cross section of society in India, says a report of...
  19. spnadmin

    Hinduism The Importance Of Seva And Social Justice For Inner Transformation

    Anju Bhargava Founder, Hindu American Seva Charities On the surface, emphasis in the Hindu and Dharmic (eastern) traditions appears to be primarily on inner self realization. We are encouraged to engage in community service as a transformation practice, sadhana, without personal...
  20. spnadmin

    India Social Humiliation, Isolation Contributes To Farmers' Suicide

    ALLAHABAD: The suicide committed by a 45-year-old Sikh-Jat farmer of Punjab (name concealed), was not only because of the debt he owed, but also a change to semi-urban lifestyle coupled with social humiliation and psychological isolation were some of the main causes, which force him to take this...
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