Essays Tagged: "Gandhi"

Martin luther king This essay has to do with the life of martin luther king. It deals with his life growing up in a baptist church.

versities, King stood by what he was taught in the church and what he learned from his teachings of Gandhi and other philosophers. King would not know it yet but the beliefs that he developed while Co ... ers were warmly welcomed by India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. While in India king learned of Gandhi's concept of satyagraha, king now realize that non violence was the most potent weapon in an ...

(8 pages) 399 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"The Allegory of the Cave", a description of the story and a different point of view on it

e is to give an example of the way that we all live our lives. Except for a chosen few like Christ, Gandhi and maybe even Socrates, no one is really enlighten, or has seen what life is all about. The ...

(3 pages) 257 1 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Gandhi and his work

t prejudice, promoted religious harmony and toiled laboriously to gain independence for his country.GANDHIOn October 2, 1869, the "little brown saint" was brought into the world; during this time Indi ... d not show the signs of developing into the great leader that he eventually became but nevertheless Gandhi aspired to be a lawyer, follow in the footsteps of his father and become a respected member o ...

(5 pages) 131 2 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians


Gandhi was a great leader because he had the talent of getting a massive amount of people to follow ... was very persistent in his fight to win independence for India and he would stop at nothing.All of Gandhi's methods were called 'Ashimsa.' This word means non-violent or non-injury. He used protests ... nt or non-injury. He used protests in order to defeat the British. One very effective 'Ashimsa' was Gandhi's Nationwide day of prayer and fasting. With all of India praying and fasting there was nobod ...

(3 pages) 106 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights


CONFUCIUS, GANDHI AND THEAESTHETICS OF VIRTUEI think that in trying to find out whether moral goodness and beau ... tep in for a closer look you see how cluttered the picture is or how immoral that person is.I think Gandhi said it best when he said?Moral beauty is an exceptional and very striking phenomenon.He who ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Concept of Leadership

litical leaders: Washington, Churchill, Roosevelt. We may think of the leaders of social movements: Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Caesar Chavez. We may think of spiritual leaders: Jesus, Mohammed, Mothe ... people and to shape the future." Among such notable personalities are: Napoleon Bonaparte, Mahatma Gandhi and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Such styles of leadership have not only been witnessed in the worl ...

(34 pages) 5195 8 4.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

An eye for an eye and soon the world will be blind (Gandhi)

English EssayArgumentativeAn eye for an eye and soon the world will be blind(Gandhi)These famous words as said by Gandhi reflect my view on war in general.I do believe in justic ... unished in exactly the same way you were hurt in. It is only human to have the urge to do that.What Gandhi means, is that if you go by the saying " tit for tat " nobody will be left alive in the long ... just common knowledge that in a moment of unreasonable rage he will kill an innocent Irishman. So, Gandhi was spot on with his prediction and his plea for peace.I will not stop preaching peace; even ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay is a description of Ghandi as he is described in the book "The Peguin Reader; Ghandi".

In the first chapter of the Gandhi Reader, entitled Critique of Modern Civilization, the views of Gandhi are portrayed in an int ... ust kept whining and complaining, and frankly, I felt that it was stupid.In chapter 3, it discusses Gandhi's views on violence. I think Gandhi is a tree hugger. He talks of peace and how violence is b ... world was shaped on war, on violence, and the quest for more land and resources. At first I thought Gandhi was just totally against violence, but then he contradicts himself, he says it's alright for ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

George Orwell's critism of Ghandi in his writings titled "Reflections on Gandhi".

"Close friendships, Gandhi says, are dangerous, because "friends react on one another" and through loyalty to a friend o ... it does not mean loving some people more than others. The autobiography leaves it uncertain whether Gandhi behaved in an inconsiderate way to his wife and children, but at any rate it makes clear that ... escribed by the doctor. It is true that the threatened death never actually occurred, and also that Gandhi - with, one gathers, a good deal of moral pressure in the opposite direction - always gave th ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The British Empire and characters in "Gandhi" and "The Patriot".

Essay # 1Humanities 105Compared Films: "Gandhi" & "The Patriot""Non-violence is the greatest force of mankind; it is mightier than the m ... it is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of men." - Mahatma Gandhi."This war will be fought, not on the frontier or on some distant battlefield, but amongst us, ... itish have often been depicted as oppressors in feature films. In 1980 Richard Attenborough filmed "Gandhi" and more recently, in 2000, Roland Emmerich filmed "The Patriot". Both movies can be analyze ...

(4 pages) 47 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A mock newspaper article about Ghandi which describes his basic achievements.

moment is not to be thought of as a loss for England, but as triumph for peace in these days of war.Gandhi's fight for the freedom of India was a long and difficult journey, but his philosophy and edu ... fighting for Hindu rights, and entered the country regarded as a hero. Upon entering India, Mahatma Gandhi set out upon a quest to learn about his beloved country. A country ravaged by poverty, prejud ...

(3 pages) 65 1 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


odern science demands. On October second eighteen sixty-nine in Probuner, India Monhandas Karamchan Gandhi was born . While he was still in high school at the age of thirteen he married Kasterbura.In ... testers used any type of violence to fight back.In eighteen ninety nine, the Boer war broke out. Gandhi's sympathies were all with the Boers who were fighting for their independence, he advised the ...

(6 pages) 72 1 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Suffragettes - Brief Notes

.Passive resistance can gain respect and dignity for your cause by not reacting even when provoked (Gandhi)-Disadvantages1.Slower method of changeViolent-Advantages1.Gets publicity and therefore puts ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


The movie Gandhi starts off with the assassination of Gandhi in 1948. After he is shot, the movie immediately ... f with the assassination of Gandhi in 1948. After he is shot, the movie immediately flashes back to Gandhi in the late 1800's. Gandhi began his work against the injustices of the British Empire when h ... r Indians. South Africa was controlled by the British at this time and Indian's were there working. Gandhi helps them to gain their independence through nonviolence and respect for others. Gandhi was ...

(5 pages) 76 1 3.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Compare and contrast Gandhis non violence and Korea

Gandhi and the Non-Violence League"Let him hit you but don't hit him back". This quote is from a non ... is from a non-violence member telling the non-violence league not to have violent behaviors. It was Gandhi's method of working out his league. He meant to do it, and have no self-defense against the B ... onflicts between the Indians and British in a peaceful way. Since, he made his non-violence league, Gandhi has been and he is a role model and/or heroic person to the Indian's.Gandhi was an Indian lea ...

(2 pages) 24 0 2.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History


There are very few men in history that has accomplished what Gandhi did when he went against one of history's most powerful empires. Gandhi was a small Indian ma ... act that he overthrew the British Empire by winning Indian Independence stands as confirmation that Gandhi stands as a "great man" in history. Gandhi began his work toward equality in India when he wa ... ty in India when he was a young man in South Africa. Through marches, demonstrations, and protests, Gandhi was able to bring the attention of the world to India by displaying the brutalities of the Br ...

(3 pages) 44 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

British Colonies: colonization of India and why was it a turning point.

this they formed the Indian National Congress in 1885.A meeting took place on August 8, 1942, which Gandhi asked the British to 'Quit India' and gave the crowded gathering a mantra, 'Do or Die,' The B ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Man of The Millennium: mahatma gandhi

Man of The MillenniumGandhi was the liberator of hundreds of million people in Asia and Africa from the yoke of imperiali ... erialism. This is an outstanding achievement. However, the unique means of non-violence employed by Gandhi to achieve liberation from the British Empire, the mightiest empire the world has ever seen, ... t empire the world has ever seen, makes him exceptional and "The Man of the Millennium."In his life Gandhi proved that non-violence and love can overcome bombs and bullets. In order to do so he achiev ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Gandhis views on wepons, political power, and religon (what would gandhi think) the legend of gandhi

What Would Gandhi ThinkGandhi did some amazing things in leading the world a few steps closer to peace and he d ... violence. His actions and sayings have done much for this world and are still having effect today. Gandhi was a leader so it is time to take a look at what would Gandhi think (WWGT) with such sayings ... l and society." This quote still takes effect today and even though some say conflict is inevitable Gandhi showed through his actions that the conflict does not have to be solved by violence. With tha ...

(4 pages) 64 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What Makes a Monster? Mary Shellys "Frankenstein"

e considered a monster if they are kind, gentle and warm hearted. You've never heard a person say, "Gandhi was a monster," or "Mother Theresa was a monster." You could hear someone jokingly call a tal ...

(2 pages) 63 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature