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  1. Jun 2017
    1. When questioned about their failure to perform as expected, the older recruits replied consistently that when they received their required military haircuts, they could no longer 'sense' the enemy, they could no longer access a 'sixth sense', their 'intuition' no longer was reliable, they couldn't 'read' subtle signs as well or access subtle extrasensory information.


    2. supernatural

      I remember learning about the Vietnam war in history class, i thought the exact same thing, the amount of North Vietnamese soldiers was a measly 461,000 whereas the Americans and their allies had over 1 million troops (over twice as much) however, the North Vietnamese won! And moreover, with much less casualties. This led me to believe they definitely had some supernatural abilities or they were just extraordinarily smart with using tactics such as guerrilla fighting etc.

      This also reminds me of the historic Khalsa battles such as the battle of Mukatsar in which Maharaj Sri Guru Gobind Singh Jee only had an army of around 40 (Chaalee Mukte along with the panj piaare and their two Sahibzaade - i think), thus roughly an army of 48. Yet, Wazir Khan had an army of well over 100,000 yet around It was said in the Zafarnama that each Sikh probably killed 100's yet 11 Sikhs, and Guru Gobind Singh jee Maharaj remained physically alive - thus, the Mughal forces were not successful in their aim

    3. required all women in the country to cut their hair and wear bangs

      a question: the fact that men tend to have more hair mean that they are "wiser" or "smarter" than women?

    4. clean and coiled

      personally, I feel much more comfortable and at ease when my hair is "clean and coiled" at the crown, didn't know the science behind it

    5. rishi knot
    6. continually re-grow

      coming from a Sikhi perspective, it could be argued that there must be a reason our hair keeps growing back even after we cut it

    7. Man is the only creature who grows longer hair on his head as he grows into adulthood. Left uncut, your hair will grow to a particular length and then stop all by itself at the correct length for you.

      also remember to do a blog post on this

    8. Kundalini energy (creative life force), which increases vitality, intuition, and tranquility.