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Unformatted text preview: only increased and I assume it will continue to do so the more and more I study him. At the same time though, while reading this passage one also realizes how more and more human and almost ordinary Gandhi is because of his blatant admissions of his own faults and shortcomings. This, though initially a detractor, with time actually still causes me to revere him more because of his brutal honesty. In fact, that brutal honesty is one trait I have always treasured and hold closely in my own personal life, though I don’t think there is any causal relationship. It is reassuring though that some of the tenets by which I live my life are aligned with one of the greatest people, in my opinion, in the history of the modern world. Since I plan to visit India for the first time of my life this winter, I feel the study of the man who was integral in making it what it is today can only benefit me....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PWR 194 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '07 term at Stanford.
- Spring '07