- Nov 7, 2020
Whether renegade Sants or foreign conquerors-all have claimed Sikhs are a "martial race," "martial community," "martial faith" to make us dance on their pernicious tunes. But does the "martial race" theory stick in light of Sikh philosophy? Are we inherently more violent than other communities and is Sikhi a conflictual faith? We discuss these issues below:
Amarjeet and Navjeet critique the so-called Martial Race theory and how it historically wrecked havoc in the Sikh psyche and continues to do so even today. The Sikhs are neither more violent than other communities nor prone to being violent than the next faith in line. Yet, they are stereotyped...