Ahimsa And Satagraha Analysis

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Reading Journal Unit 4-6
In Chapter four, Gandhian Principles of Nonviolence, explored principle of Ahimsa and Satyagraha. To begin with, Ahimsa means nonviolence, and Satyagraha means truth force (Nojeim M. J., 2004). According to text, “we do not practice Ahimsa if we love only those who loves us,” so nonviolence practice was kind words, thoughts and actions (Nojeim M. J., 2004). On page 95, the author says, Satyagraha was not intending to prevail over an opponent, but to prevail over the conflict,” so I think truth force displays open mind and actively listener individual (Nojeim M. J., 2004). From the reading, I know that ahimsa and satyagraha were entangled idea.
In Mahatma Gandhi: Audio Spiritual message (on God), 1931 brought attention to unseen power, an God was unseen power. The unseen power was God, and in audio Gandhi share how poor aware of the unseen power (Gandhi). Even though people aware about the unseen power, people decide to deny the unseen power (Gandhi). As Gandhi stated, “denial of the power and God will liberate people from its operation” (Gandhi). From the audio, I know that acceptance of power decrease resistance or struggle in life (Gandhi). Based on what I heard unseen power (God) was guidance, love, life, truth,
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Based on what I read the author believes government was at best when govern less or not at all (Thoreau, 2009). The author acknowledged the government improved throughout the years (Thoreau, 2009). In the text, it said “Is democracy the last improvement in the government” (Thoreau, 2009). The government has improved, but the government has flaws. For instance, man us government as a tool, and the government asked men to serve the country (Thoreau, 2009). According to the text, “men who serve country were machine for the country and discard after service” (Thoreau, 2009). Therefore, government does not keep the country

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