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  • The Similarities Of Gandhi And Gandhi To Mahatma Gandhi

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    If I had the opportunity to have lunch with an important person I would choose Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi was definitely an admirable person who fought for Indian liberation through peaceful forms of disobedience. Gandhi showed to the world that there were more important things to fight or worry about than material things. He was very committed to his policy of non-violent non-cooperation to achieve the independence of India. His main goal was to alleviate poverty, liberate woman, put an end to discrimination

  • Mahatma Gandhi

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    Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi whose real name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was born in 1869 at Porbandar in the state of Gujarat in India. His father’s name was Karamchand Gandhi and his mother’s name was Putlibai. He was the youngest in the family of one sister and three brothers. Both his parents were deeply religious and frequently visited temples and took their meals only after daily prayers. In school Gandhi was a mediocre student who was quite an introvert. He was even afraid to talk

  • gandhi

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    fight with knowledge and nonviolence to change a way of life. Gandhi was a well knowledgeable and unique person who found hope in struggles that he never thought would shape who he was. Gandhi was born in a Hindu family, and even though he was the youngest he made a huge impact on others (“Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi” pg 3). He had his older brother who helped him with his education when his father passed away (“Mohandas Gandhi”). Gandhi was very religious even when he was little his brothers tried

  • gandhi

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    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, India. Gandhi not only led his own country to independence but also influenced political activists of many persuasions throughout the world with his methods and philosophy of nonviolent confrontation, or civil disobedience. Gandhi helped free the Indian people from British rule through non-violent resistance. Gandhi is honored by Indians as the father of the Indian Nation. The Indian people called Gandhi 'Mahatma', meaning Great

  • Gandhi

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    " Mhandas Karamchand Gandhi " in 1869 in Gujarat, India, was born in a Hindu family. Gandhi devoted mother grew arms and Jaylyn influences of Gujarat , paint a few. His childhood with the willful intent to harm living creatures and vegetarianism Xu , fasting for self-purification of his life was passed along with members of different sects renewed his efforts . Duo -class families , " Vaishya " or traders were Hindi . In May 1883 , while he was 13 , he married a girl of his age , his parents both

  • Mahatma Gandhi

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    greatest of them all is Mohandas K. Gandhi. Gandhi did the same thing as all these other liberators, but with a difference approach. The approach of peace and nonviolence. Gandhi was born October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, India (Jegen 17). He was born in to a rich, successful, well-off family. His father, Karamchand Gandhi, was a politician with no formal schooling and his mother, Putlibai Gandhi, was illiterate, yet devout to her Hindu faith (Sarvodaya). Growing up, Gandhi did poorly and school and hardly

  • Mahatma Gandhi

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    Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in Porbandar, India, on October 2, 1869. Although his father was a chief minister for the maharaja of Porbandar, the family came from the traditional caste of grocers (the name Gandhi means grocer). His mother's religion was Jainism, a Hindu religion which ideas of nonviolence and vegetarianism are very important. Gandhi said that he was most influenced by his mother, whose life was an endless chain of fasts and vows. When, in the company of boyhood

  • Gandhi and Comparative Religion

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    Gandhi and Comparative Religion Mahatma Gandhi was deeply interested in the comparative study of religions since the days of his youth. His interest in religious matters was due to the background of India, which was saturated with religious ideas and spirituality. Religion, to Gandhi, was not a matter of individual experience: Gandhi found God within creation. The meaning of the word 'Dharma' is 'religion' in India. This is a comprehensive term which embraces all of humanity. Gandhi referred to

  • Gandhi: Explanations of Nature and Nurture

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    Nature vs. Nurture The relative contributions of nature and nurture are an apparent part of human development which makes us ask the question, are heredity and environment opposing forces?(Sternberg 100) The question of nature vs. nurture can be examined and can be attempted to be comprehended in many ways. Our stand on which theory is the correct one is obviously a matter of opinion and makes us wonder if only one of them is truly correct. Nurture seems to be the explanation that holds the most

  • Gandhi

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    On January 30, 1948 a man known as the savior of India, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was assassinated by Muslim nationalist Nathuram Godse. Gandhi was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. He led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world while employing nonviolent civil disobedience. His ideals and teachings led India to become an independent country because of his advocacy of peace; he did not want to live in a society