Opinion Haanji's Quick Takes On A Changing World (September 23, 2013)

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by HaanJio, Sep 22, 2013.

  1. HaanJio

    HaanJio SPNer

    Sep 24, 2013
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    Hi everyone! I am Haanji, a 21st Century Sikh, and a citizen of the world. This my very first thread posted for Sikh Philosophy Network. Each week I take a look back on the week that was and share some news briefs that caught my attention. Expect a new thread every week.

    Please comment on this thread and even add news briefs that intrigued you. Just keep it short, only one or two paragraphs, from an article with a link to the original article, so that forum members can read more.

    The thread will be looking at news categories such as Art, Music, Cinema, Books, Politics, Religion, People in History, Punjab, Society, and even Crazy News. The articles won’t fit exactly with SPN sub-forums, but a Sikh who is watching our complicated and changing world should find them interesting nonetheless.

    Eventually Haanji plans to have some thread contests too! Best Video, Best Humor, Best Cartoon - things like that.

    Let's roll!

    Today's cartoon is from Sikhtoons at Haute & Sikh http://www.sikhtoons.com/haute-and-sikh.html#!prettyPhoto

    Haanji's News Pick

    Art & Culture

    Vincent van Gogh: How two years in the Paris made him into a master

    Read more http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-e...the-paris-made-him-into-a-master-8829987.html

    Blog of the Week

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    Books/Book Reviews

    Marriage Material by Satthnam Sanghera

    Read more http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-e...m-sanghera-8827914.html?origin=internalSearch

    Cinema/DVD releases

    Kalki Koechlin praises Tillotama Shome for Qissa

    Read more http://articles.timesofindia.indiat...573_1_kalki-koechlin-bengali-actress-sikh-man

    Crazy News

    Man mobbed by LA homeless after iPhone queueing scheme turns sour

    Read more http://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...phone-queueing-scheme-turns-sour-8831355.html


    Anger is viral: new research shows angry messages influence people online more than any other emotion

    Read more http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...line-more-than-any-other-emotion-8824443.html

    Music/Music Reviews

    Can Music Make You Smarter?


    People in History

    Return of the Award of Padman Shree: A Letter from Puran Singh

    People & Lifestyle

    Beards Keep You Young, Heathy and Handsome

    Read more http://worldobserveronline.com/2013/02/26/beards-keep-you-young-healthy-handsome-says-science/


    Holocausts of the Mind

    Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/holocausts-of-the-mind/article5023009.ece


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  3. spnadmin

    spnadmin 1947-2014 (Archived) SPNer Supporter

    Jun 17, 2004
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    Haanjio ji

    You scared me there. I don't think I have ever run into you before this morning. Thanks for starting a news digest. Sometimes alternative articles can be quite cool.
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  4. findingmyway

    findingmyway Writer SPNer Supporter

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    Great idea! What an interesting mix of news........
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  5. spnadmin

    spnadmin 1947-2014 (Archived) SPNer Supporter

    Jun 17, 2004
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    Haanji is delayed with future installments. He blacked out on the job last Wednesday and spent 2 days in the hospital with a fractured skull. Naturally he needed some time to recuperate. He will be back as soon as he can do it. Thanks for the feedback.
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