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Old 10-31-2014, 07:08 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by WittyReference View Post
"The dagger is considered an instrument of social justice." - so if you're a prick they stab you?
Actually, that's exactly how the kirpan works!
We have had this debate up here in Canada. Fascinating.

The knife is given to a young man coming of age.
The knife represents each males' duty to protect the community.
I think that's a pretty amazing idea.

Not much different that giving your kid a BB gun or rifle. Which I totally support for rural folks, BTW. Kirpan in school in downtown Toronto? Not so much.

Sikhs are awesome, amazing people with some serious history and deserve some respect. Check them out.
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