Gandhi 's An Eye For Eye Only Ends Up Making The Whole World Blind

1782 Words May 20th, 2016 8 Pages
“An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind” (Gandhi). Gandhi became a leader of India’s independence movement, organizing boycotts against British institutions in peaceful forms of civil disobedience. The legend had gone on many strikes and several fasts protesting for Indian independence. Gandhi influenced many all around the world to use civil disobedience to gain freedom across the world.
Not only did Gandhi impact India, he developed a special view on lawyers and the practice of law. Gandhi was born October 2, 1869 to a Hindu family in Porbandar by Karamchand and Putlibai Gandhi, (Editors). All of Gandhi’s views are interwoven with his religious and political thinking. Luckily, he passed all of his entrance examinations for Kathiawar High School and ended up studying the english language along with history and geography. Gandhi practiced law as a private attorney in South Africa and India while striving to show readers in his writings that “it is not impossible to practice law without compromising the truth” (Lead). He was known as a practical reformer, meaning he follows an agenda without compromise and tests ideas by applying them to real life situations. Gandhi viewed both the law and religion as means of discovering truth in the daily challenge of trying to live a moral life. While attending Samaldas College in Bhavnagar, India (Lead), Gandhi ended up passing all of his bar examinations on the first try and quotes that he “read the laws, but not…

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