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Philosophy
Ugyen Norbu

The name of the Lord in vain

Every speech or interview on TV inevitably contains the word ‘HIs Majesty’. This frequent and often inappropriate evocation is a cause of suspicion of its sincerity.

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Democracy & governance
Ugyen Norbu

What can we learn from Venezuela?

The once rich Venezuela is going through socio-economic and political crisis, and there is no end in sight. As dire as the issue is, we should take advantage of the tragedy and learn from it – lest we should repeat the history.

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Bhutan and Happiness
Democracy & governance
Ugyen Norbu

Bhutan and Happiness – Misunderstood

Is Bhutan the happiest country? I have pondered over an unsettling thought ever since a foreigner remarked, many years ago,that it must be ‘beautiful, clean and everyone

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