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Unformatted text preview: hate. MLK followed what Gandhi did, which was to break the law non-violently to show it is unjust. MLK and Gandhi’s means of achieving their goals where the same, but to different ends. Gandhi wished to remove the presence of a countries influences and MLK wishing to live in harmony with a different race. Another difference is that MLK had another resource to help him with his goal, the interpretation of the law. So although MLK followed Gandhi’s teachings on non-violence, he also used the resources put before him to accomplish his goals. He wanted his enemy and his people to coexist and not to be “maladjusted”. However what this proves is that conflicts against the government or any other power can be resolved through non-violence means....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course WRT 205 taught by Professor Yager during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.
- Spring '08