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Canadian torture

Finally Canada has been found to be as brutal and barbaric as its neighbour in the south. Torturing a 16 year old boy. That is just one incident no one knows how many similar there really are, we only know of one - the proverbial tip of the iceberg.
Canadians do not torture people that way only, they do not consider Pakistanis welcome in their country - particularly those who are trying to visit the country for the first time. I wasted almost Rs 30,000 to get a visa for that frigid wasteland and which I never received and provided private details - which is no business of the Canadians to know.
I have heard of Pakistanis coming to back home from Canada - they are placed in a separate line and checked as if they are a bunch of criminals. Since when has Pakistan become an enemy of Canada? The war is in Afghanistan not here, unless they themselves responsible for terrorism in Pakistan and blaming the Taliban. Make Pakistan look like some hellish place. It is easy to blame the Taliba…

Communication overload

The Internet and mobile phones have created a very unique situation. Children growing up in this digital age - when they first find out about how easy it is to stay in touch with their friends - all the time - end up discovering that when they meet there is nothing to talk about because they have already said all that was to be said - together they are moping and scratching their heads wondering what to talk about - however they learn very quickly not stay in touch at all and only talk with each other when they meet.
The biggest disaster of all are family pictures. A baby a barely born and his (or her) first moments are instantly recorded and sent - in fact a several hours long video are sent particularly by new parents. Pictures and videos of engagements and weddings are not only very boring but in order to see all of them will take several hours, but no one has the time or the inclination to see.
Such things were thrilling in the beginning - now they have eventually become tedi…