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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When Nepalis Use the Caste System to Make Others Suffer…with an Exception

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  • Reading time:13 min(s) read

Outcastes, foreigners, according to the caste system, are supposed to be of lower status than Dalits, and therefore even more "impure." At one time, some category of them were treated as such. But no longer. Nepalis have changed their views of, attitude towards, and behaviors with them within a little more than a generation. When will we do the same when it comes to fellow Nepalis and stop discriminating against them so so much more?

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So Your Ancestor is a Casteist? The Standard Responses to the Question & Their Alternatives

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  • Reading time:5 min(s) read

Some of the standard reactions White people have to statements about or discussions on their racists ancestors and conversations about present-day racism, the hill so-called called high caste Hindus in Nepal also have when it comes to their ancestors and casteism. Here are the most common ones and their alternative!

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Dr. Ambedkar: Who and What Can Bring the Caste System Down, and How

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  • Reading time:8 min(s) read

Dr. Ambedkar argues that reason and religion (Hinduism) will not help break down the caste system. Furthermore, that the Untouchables cannot hope for the high castes and the privileged classes to fight alongside them to help break down the system, forget about going on a crusade themselves to break it down. Dr. Ambedkar argues that the Untouchables, instead, should strive for education and spread of knowledge, and for power to break the hold the system has on them and holding them back from realizing their true human potential.

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Caste Hierarchy, False-equivalence Argument, and Mount Everest

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  • Reading time:12 min(s) read

When a hill high caste Hindu counters a member of another caste describing the challenges in their lives because of the caste they are born into by saying that they too struggle and have had to work hard to get as far as they have gotten in life, they are basically making a false-equivalence argument. What is a false-equivalence argument anyway? I go into the details by using an analogy -- that of climbing Mount Everest.

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