GPS 137 04-17-08

GPS 137 04-17-08 - India Westerners said Hinduism was...

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India Westerners said Hinduism was better than Islam They also said Christianity was better Brought culture British called it a civilizing mission for the natives Western world does not have a monopoly on civilization The british were more technologically advanced Nash: I have never been in a country that was uncivilized Chinese invented gun powder, but they didn’t develop it When Napolean went to Egypt, his army had the most advanced military in the world and of course they won British used to say that half of the world is civilized because we have made it thay way Salt was very valuable in India, British rules the salt industry in India Gandhi, we would like them to leave as friends 1. Satyagraha = soul-force, soul truth: requires clear headed adherence to goals of love Satyagraha begins with the word truth, the term used by Handhi for truth is satya is based on the Sanskrit verb meaning to be Truth in: Thought Speech Action 2. Ahimsa = active love nonviolent resistance requires deep respect for your opponent’s
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This note was uploaded on 06/04/2008 for the course GPS 137 taught by Professor Nash during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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GPS 137 04-17-08 - India Westerners said Hinduism was...

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