Birth is a beginning…not an end, unlike how the Caste System in Nepal treats it.

Caste System Can Corrupt The Mind, Kill The Spirit, And Strip One of Humanity

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Our social system, the caste system, is a pernicious, insidious, and a deeply corrupt monstrosity. It corrupts the mind, kills the spirit, and strips one of humanity and, worse, obstructs one from seeing the others' humanity. And as such, it corrupts everything else -- all other systems and structures -- based on or influenced by it as they are.

One of consequences of that we are seeing during these unprecedented times of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Like Gods, Like Humans? Or, Like Humans, Like Gods? Or, Like…F*cked up?

If the Gods discriminate, why can't -- or even shouldn't -- the humans as well?! If the Hindu Gods themselves discriminate against some humans (at least Dalits) the way at least some Hindus believe they do, what’s wrong with humans discriminating against the same humans?! After all, who better to follow than the Gods?! Right?

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Nepal: Citizenship, Ultranationalists, Marital Status, And Our Inhumanity

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  • Reading time:14 mins read

To me, the worth of a Nation is in the way it treats the weakest and the most vulnerable within its borders.

The way it has been treating the most vulnerable-- children, women, Dalits, and the home-born "refugee" -- Nepal as a nation has little to no worth.

Our nation has lost our humanity and Buddha would be ashamed of us.

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Caste System Fostered and Propped up Groupism in Nepal Corrals People into Small Social Circles Part II

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The "brilliance" of the caste system is what Ambedkhar characterized as its inherent "graded inequality."

In Nepal, the gradation can be found not just between the five castes, but also between the ethnic groups, between communities that make up an ethnic group, within communities and therefore between individuals.

And because social status is valued so much, the gradation has determined who you could marry and form a familial alliance with, which in turn dictates who you socialize with the most. Were inter-caste marriage the norm, the caste system would break down.

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Arranged…Agony for an Adult Daughter

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  • Reading time:6 mins read

A reproduction of an Instagram post about a family in Nepal pressuring their young professional adult medical doctor daughter based in Australia to accept an arranged marriage proposal from a complete stranger. In spite of her "No" the day the post was published, it had been three weeks of constant pressure from the family to accept the proposal, completely ignoring her wishes and thus putting her through a lot of mental and emotional agony!

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