And who decides, the parameters of what educated, independent thinking is.. We seem to have a big problem with accepting free thinking on this forum never mind on a structural state level
Are we suggesting theocratic rule like Saudi Arabian, Iran model?
But therein lies the rub.. The desire to create a homogeneous 'panthic community' means becoming like any other panth..
Surely as the activity of khalsa aid demonstrate that if we go back to sikhi roots and be selfless then the philosophy of bani stops being a abstract concept and something tangible..
If we don't aspire as individuals to truly accept 1 onkaar and don't challenge ourselves to destroy our desire to create a example of pure love no ifs no buts then surely we have already compromised?
Prashaad is blessed and should not be wasted. If, whilst serving, it drops on the floor, it should be picked up and eaten. It should not be wasted.
You know for next time to maybe double wrap the prashad, or give it to the sangat and let them put it in the bag themselves.