Tanka Poudel

Director, Get Wise Network
Kathmandu, Nepal

About Tanka

Languages

English, Hindi, Nepali

Comments & conversations

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Tanka Poudel
Posted about 1 year ago
Should we view wealth hoarding as dysfunctional as any other form of hoarding?
In my view: hoarding has been happening and will continue to happen. since wealth is seen as a major incentive for any action or activity until we come to know a better alternative for hoarding wealth hoarding will continue. wealth represents a lot more than just money, it represents status, respect, pride, prestige and the most important one security. so the question is "Is there a better alternative?". cheers
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Tanka Poudel
Posted about 1 year ago
The Internet: Has it made us more or less social?
In my view: internet has increased virtual socialization and caused decrease of physical or face to face socialization. since both are very important, its upon the user to create a balance between both. If people learn to convert virtual socialization into physical socialization that will be good.
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Tanka Poudel
Posted about 1 year ago
What is the difference between happiness and satisfaction?
In my view: the difference is in what we are taught about them. if we go towards the literal emotion content of these words they represents two different types of emotions which have different psychological effect. but both emotional content are of positive nature and their psychological effect can be different according to the nature of people. some will feel more positive and strong with the effect of happiness where as some will be with satisfaction. i guess i would rather see them as words and try to do as much as possible with my life. cheers
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Tanka Poudel
Posted about 1 year ago
How we can reduce poverty and inequality in developing countries?
In my view: first of all mental poverty and inequality should be removed. it seems we limit ourselves from becoming more than what our situation dictates. this is possible by providing access of information and training materials along with necessary support when they need it. people need to first understand than change is always possible if we dare believe in them. once we have strength in our heart and peace in our head we can achieve any target.
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Tanka Poudel
Posted about 1 year ago
How can a human being overcome selfishness, the idea that one is separate from the rest of humanity?
In my view: Any human being can overcome selfishness by embracing selflessness. We can do so by focusing on overall good of any action rather than focusing on improving our own position/situation. The problem has and will always be the feeling of competition that we have been given by the nature itself which time and again restricts us from becoming more than an animal and more of a being. So my question is "Are we human being?" or just another breed of animal.
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Tanka Poudel
Posted over 1 year ago
For people who have a hard time answering the question: "Where are you from?"
IN MY VIEW: We never belonged to a single country or culture or even family. We tend to associate ourselves with such out of comfort, compulsion or at many times to show obedience towards a force which we decide is bigger and better than us. The only place we really belong to is the time and space we occupy during our existence. We are from that time and space. The only thing we need to care about is how we justify our occupation of this time and space. Making our existence meaningful for us is the best thing we can do.
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Tanka Poudel
Posted over 1 year ago
Why is it OK for corporations to outsource work to countries that violate the corporation's home country labor laws?
IN MY VIEW: The issue is not whether its OK or not to do such task but whether it is necessary or not. It seems we get exploited at several occasion in our own life as well; either by corporation or individuals and many times even by our own friends. Its good to imagine a paradise but the best thing is to start our own effort for creating such a paradise; if we really seek it. So my view is we need to quite complaining or narrating too much and start acting. cheers