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Unformatted text preview: Mohandas Gandhi Please tell me you know who Gandhi is? Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during its independence movement away from Britain. He pioneered satyagraha, which is defined as resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience; firmly it is founded on the philsophy of ahimsa, or total nonviolence. Born in india. Studied law in london. Was a lawyer in south africa and helped with civil Touch the head; move the head Touch the heart; move the heart Up to the year 1906, I simply relied on reason. .. But I found that reason failed to produce and impression when the critical moment arrived in South Africa Since then the conviction has been growing upon me that things of fundamental importance to the people are not secured by reason alone but have to be purchased with their suffering. I have come to this fundamental It appears to me that nonviolence is better than the alternative Nonviolence is the law of the human race...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 101 taught by Professor Simonoswitch during the Spring '10 term at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

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