Hold up a Mirror to a Closed and Inward-looking People, They’ll Shatter It

Nepalis on average are a closed and inward looking people. And because of that, when a mirror is held in front of them, offended, disappointed, or not liking what is reflected back, they generally shatter the mirror. In this blog post, I document one such example from Twitter.

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The origin myths behind Nepalis’ “खुट्टा तान्ने प्रबिधि”

"Khutta tanne prabidhi" is the Nepalis' tendency to and practice of not only pulling others more "successful" down, but also actively preventing others from accessing that which may make them successful. Here are two origin myths that apparently explain how it started and affirm that practice!

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When “Gods” Don’t Help

We have individuals in positions of authority who believe that images of Gods, Godesses and other religious figures can solve our problems with open defecation and urination in an area. How else do you explain what you see next to the Department of Passport on Kantipath, in Kathmandu?

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