Nepal: Privilege and Entitlement Fostered Myopic Arrogance

There are many many consequences of Nepali society being highly patriarchal and stratified. The Bhramanical patriarchal system stratified along caste lines, for example, has resulted in high caste Hindu men having a monopoly over in position of power and influence. Being there for as long as they have been, they have established a culture that works for them, a culture based, among other things, their arrogance. In blog post, I share one example of how that arrogance translates into what otherwise would be a professional relationship and professional interactions.

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Nepali Education System Teaches Students to NOT Think

Math education in Nepal is limited to committing to memory formulae after formulae and, using them, how to solve problems that have been attempted over and over again using rules and steps also committed to memory. Little to nothing about WHERE the formula came from, WHY they work, and HOW they reflect something in or about life and the real world is taught. But all that can be taught and therefore how to think. For the details of HOW to do that, read on!

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Stand for Something Much MUCH Bigger Than Yourself…

Stand for something much much bigger than yourself: then you'll see how insignificant you are and how big a difference you can make. Like an ant that tirelessly contributes to the construction of an anthill, something million-billion times bigger than itself!

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COVID-19 Nepal: Sept. 15 Status Update

A reproduction of my Twitter, COVID-19 status, update for Nepal that I made on September 15. I made the update following the Government of Nepal's announcement to REDUCE testing! Of course, the data show that would be a BAD move!

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COVID-19 Nepal: Sept. 10 Status Update

A reproduction of my Twitter, COVID-19 status, update for Nepal that I made on September 10. What does the data show, as limited as haphazard as they are? I look at the progress of the pandemic from towards the third week of July, from when lockdown 1.0 was lifted.

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