Breaking the Bicycle-phobia

Breaking the Bicycle-phobia

Enter the Netherlands and you see people on bikes everywhere. How important bikes are for people is clear from the bike lanes constructed everywhere. Noticing that scared me a lot because it meant the challenge to learn one has begun. Until then it was going to be me and my feet most of the time.…

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Truth- Power Relationship

Truth- Power Relationship

What our society constitutes of is the truth- power relationship as Michel Foucault says. There is always someone in the power above all who creates norms and are internalized as such that they become the reality, they become the truth. In order to fit in a society a person therefore performs what has been prescribed.…

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Something that I learned quite later in my 20’s

Something that I learned quite later in my 20’s

In our school curriculum I learned about the history of Nepal. The regimes, the era and finally the great unification of Nepal by King Prithvi Narayan Shah. Then the Shah generations. Learning dates, learning major aspects of different regimes was challenging yet astonishing at the same time. Many histories have been made ever since and…

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A Traveller

A Traveller

Traveller! Why are you wondering, Which temple you are going to go, And which temple one is to go! Why are you wondering, What worldly material to worship, And how to take it along with! Look at this beautiful pillar of bones, Walled around by the flesh; The brain, which is its golden roof, An…

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