Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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  • How Did Gandhi Influence Society

    On October 2 1869, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in Porbandar, India. As his mother was devoted to religion, his lifestyle was heavily impacted on by teachings of mutual tolerance non-injury toward living things and the practise of vegetarianism, coming from the beliefs of Jainism. His father being Chief Minister of Porbandar, meant that Gandhi was fortunate enough to be born into a high caste of Indian society. Gandhi received a thorough education however proved to perform no better than…

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  • Mahatma Gandhi: An Influential And Inspiring People In The World

    In this essay, I choose Mahatma Gandhi as one of the most influential and inspiring people in the world because of what he had done for humanity, especially in India. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or Mahatma Gandhi in Sanskrit means ‘the great soul’. Gandhi was born in Porbandar, Gujarat, India, on October 2nd 1869. He died in New Delhi, India, on January 30th 1948 at the age of 78. He is a spiritual leader and a politician from India. Gandhi was a religious person. He persevered to fight for…

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  • Why Did Gandhi Salt The Lion's Tail?

    How did Gandhi salt the lion’s tail? Born Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Gandhi was a leader of the Indian nationalism in British ruled India. His culture and religion was very peaceful and he too was peaceful, this peace was always tested by the British rule in India. The British taxed the water where the Indians would get there salt from, Gandhi believed that this was an unjust law and decided to protest against this law. What made Gandhi’s non-violent movement work ? His followers were willing…

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  • Gandhi's Influence On John Ruskin

    In the country India, the nation fought nonviolently for their independence, but with this happening there had to be a leader to make sure the violence tendencies are balanced and that leader was Mohandas Karamchand Ghandi (history.com). Ghandi was considered the leader of nonviolence around the world during the campaign for independence from Great Britain. Ghandi was born on October 2 1869 in Porbandar, his father was Chief Minister of Porbandar. Because of his father’s high position in the…

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  • Paragraph On Mount Rushmore

    the most intriguing and important figures that have shaped my life. My life has been greatly impacted by Todd Gurley an athlete in the NFL, Bill Gates the creator of Microsoft, Rick Riordan the number one bestselling author in New York, and Mahatma Gandhi a non-violence activist. My Mount Rushmore is important to me, because it has shown me the people that I admire the most in my life. These four figures on my Mount Rushmore have made me become a person that sees the world with inquisitive eyes.…

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  • Mahatma Gandhi Strengths

    (great soul), Father of the Nation, Bapu (papa), Gandhiji, and Gandhi. Background Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, India. His mother was deeply religious and frequently fasted due to religion. She was both self-disciplined and had strong commonsense. One of his father’s books, Shravana Pitribhakti Nataka, left a lasting impression of devotion to his parents. At 13 he was arranged marriage to Kasturbai. Gandhi and his mother served as caretakers for his father…

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  • Self-Reliance Vs Transcendentalism

    “You live as long as you are remembered” this is an old Russian proverb which has stood the test of time and has been used to describe those who have long since passed, but still make as big as an impact as they do today as they did when they were alive. For as true as this is, the question remains who exactly is remembered and if so why are they? Does history remember those who wanted imbue others with fear or those who wanted to inspire others to do great things? Between the two who is…

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  • The Definition Of Leadership And Moral Leadership: Mohandas Gandhi

    Mohandas Gandhi The definition of leadership from Merriam-Webster is the power or ability to lead other people. After looking at this definition and trying to figure out if this definition fit, it didn’t quite fit who he was. Searching for the right definition of a leader, I came across moral leadership. The definition describes a moral leader is someone who aims to serve, tend to better others, a person who can be trusted, and a person who has deep morals and a sense of core ethics. There was a…

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  • Dehumanization In Elie Wiesel's Speech

    “We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere.”Elie Wiesel said this in his speech after winning the Nobel Peace Prize. We must know how to take sides to help us be the voice for all of these people that have been silenced due to dehumanization. The Holocaust was a genocide during World War II in which Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany systematically murdered some seven million European Jews.…

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  • Animal Farm By George Orwell

    George Orwell, pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, a son of a British civil servant, was born on June 25, 1903 in Motihari, Bengal, India and died on January 1, 1950 at the age of 47. He spent his first day in India where his father was stationed. A year after his birth, his mother brought him and his older sister, Marjorie, to England and settled in Henley-on-Thames. George Orwell was known as an English novelist, essayist, and critic in Great Britain. His work is marked by ordinary language,…

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