Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi : The Truth Of Morality, Tolerance, And Perseverance

1300 Words Oct 11th, 2016 6 Pages
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.
The central theme throughout the movie was Gandhi’s emphasis on just how powerful and change invoking we as people can be if we put aside our differences and use non-violence and non-retaliation as a weapon to advocate for a certain cause. Gandhi preached non-violence on countless occasions throughout the film but no instance resonated more with me than when he did so following a massacre of over one thousand Indian people, many of whom were women and children, at the hands of British soldiers. Gandhi had a remarkable ability to remain calm and true to his beliefs despite the undeniable injustice going on in India during this time. Because of this Gandhi not only succeed in gaining independence for India but his teachings and protest methods spread across the world,…

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