A reproduction of a Twitter lesson on the reasons behind the inclusion debate that the Madhesis (and other indigenous Nepalese) are having with Kathmandu.
My attempt at inspiring students from Dolpa, mostly ethnic Tibetans, to pursue their dreams to break out of the limitations and constraints imposed on them by Nepalese culture and society.
Live life in others' terms, you'll fail...no matter what.
Live life in ones own terms, you'll succeed...no matter what.
In other words, ones success is measured by oneself, so therefore, success is what you make of life.
How, in fifth grade, I began nurturing a near-impossible dream because that had been the only realistic dream!
If only a human being were reducible to a stereotype...if only a human being could be completely defined by the mere social construct of social status...if only.
Education is for freedom: freedom from the constraints of having to think, having to subscribe to attitudes and having to behave in ways dictated by the culture and society one is born into (whether in Nepal or elsewhere); freedom from the socioeconomic shackles one is born into if born into a low socioeconomic context in countries like Nepal and others.