Analysis Of The Film, Directed By Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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What if I told you it only takes a single individual to change the world? Sure, as a child we were told that by dreaming big and working hard we could do anything we set our minds to but very few people can actually claim they accomplished something during their time on this Earth that legitimately reshaped the course of humanity. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is one of these extraordinary humans that can truly be said to have changed the world. He did so based on the simple belief that “Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth”. This quote by Gandhi really stood out to me because it epitomizes his overall messages of morality, tolerance, and perseverance that were demonstrated throughout the film.
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In addition to information from class, the film and Gandhi’s teachings can be linked to current events happening all over the world today. One of Gandhi’s quotes really stood out to me due to the current state of our country, specifically the upcoming presidential election and all of the madness that inevitably comes with it. The quote, “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” is a reminder that just because a few people may be hateful and dishonest, we as a country need to come together in unison so as not to further dirty the metaphorical ocean Gandhi was referring …show more content…
It told the story of a single person who, beyond question, reshaped the world and did so while also educating me as a viewer. Seeing that it took so much effort and poise, between the hunger strikes, calls for unity and non-violence, organization of the masses, and peaceful protests for Gandhi to get his message across and liberate India helped me to see that our world is ever-changing. I was able connect many parts of the film to topics and lectures covered in class as well as see that Gandhi and his message of non-violence and tolerance have impacted and will continue to impact the world long after his

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