"The Story of My Experiments with Truth" Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

"The Story of My Experiments with Truth"
An analysis of Mohandas K. Gandhi's autobiography, "The Story of My Experiments with Truth".
# 44626 | 778 words | 1 source | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Nov 12, 2003 in History (Leaders) , Literature (World) , Asian Studies (General)


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This paper examines Mohandas K. Gandhi's inspiring autobiography, "The Story of My Experiments with Truth" and discusses how Gandhi, by his own personal example, taught the importance of tolerance and truth between all of the people of the world, especially those in conflict with one another. The book posits that this book brought Mohandas Gandhi to life in a very special way, and is a valuable resource for anyone seeking to understand Gandhi's life and principles.

From the Paper:

"Gandhi had concluded by this point in his life that the growing enthusiasm for his ideas often prevented people from reaching a deeper understanding of his philosophies. Although he humbly accepted his stature as a great innovator in the global struggle against racism, violence, and colonialism, he believed that it was of the utmost importance to emphasize his devotion to God and to attribute the turning points, successes, and challenges in his life to the will of God.
"Focusing at this point upon specific highlights, the book reveals that Gandhi took everything in his life, from the smallest details of his diet to the most important political decisions, very, very seriously. In symbolic terms, he believed that only a blade of the purest metal could cut through powerful illusions to expose the underlying truth of the world. The key to this purity for Gandhi was integrity and consistency in every word and deed. For example, if he made a promise to abstain from milk, or to support a particular political position, he would keep that vow no matter what."

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