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Common sense dictates

Common sense dictates:

If you don’t like a system, you complain about it.

If nothing happens after you complain, or you are not satisfied, you look to change the system

To change the system, isn’t it better to plan and find, organize like-minded people who have the same world-view as you.

To do that, you have to start being active NOT passive (let them know you are out there)

Once you are pro-active, you start being the change you want to see.

The beauty is in your journey. (hint: there is no end)

And when you are changing, the world around you follows you and changes with you.

So what are you going to do about changing the system?

What if this system was the political system in Nepal? When would you start?

p.s a good book to read along would be “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coehlo.

Fear, Fear, Fear:

“Fear” “Fear” “Fear”
Maoists used the concept of “fear” in their marketing. (( has worked in republican campaigns in the past 8 years in US.. you get the idea from george bush election wins).. effectively….

If the Republicans in USA could win the US elections using “fear” as one of their main campaign tools, Maoist have learnt a lot from them.
Fear-mongering is an effective elections tool, specially in the midst of vulnerable ones. And Nepalis are vulnerable. Poor, marginalized, helpless in most cases, you respond to marketeers of fear, the fastest, i suppose.
They used it with one simple marketing logic, one: “If we don’t win, the country is back in chaos.”

which for most people meant:

” Maoists will ask for forced donations of food and other materials that directly affect the village people and poor”

“Maoists will target us instead of the “physically stronger” government”

which led to the “better them than us” logic which translates into “better loot the crappy government in Kathmandu than us”.

Also the another logic of fear is that Maoists are here to clean a society that is decaying fast. The fear of being on the decayed

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