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Satyagraha

Timmon Milne Wallis

Satyagraha

the Gandhian approach to nonviolent social change.

by Timmon Milne Wallis

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Published in Bradford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

M.A. dissertation. Typescript.

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Open LibraryOL13980366M

But Muhammed Ali Jinnah, the head of the Muslim Satyagraha book, demanded that a Satyagraha book state be created for India's Muslims, and to Gandhi's great distress, the Congress leaders and the harried British agreed. That is a virtue inherent in the principle itself. It is a bad habit to say that another man's thoughts are bad and ours only are good and that those holding different views from ours are the enemies of the country. Thus, he says, "sometimes poison is used to kill poison" and for that reason as long as machinery is viewed as bad it can be used to undo itself. But I found that even civil disobedience failed to convey the full meaning of the struggle.

Gandhi suggested Satyagraha book measure to the Harijans mainly due to their oppression, especially by the dominant classes in some places. Satyagraha is a compilation of the writings and philosophy of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known also as Mahatma Gandhi, or in the honorific, Ghandiji. This repression, if we are true, may be treated as a sure sign of the approaching victory. Gandhi went to Rajkot and Porbandar to meet his relatives and then went on to Santiniketan. I call it barbarity for it is a crude way of using coercion.

When a body of men disown the State under which they have hitherto lived, they nearly establish Satyagraha book own Satyagraha book. The friend cites Chauri Chaura as an illustration. In passive resistance there is always present idea of harassing the other party and there is a simultaneous readiness to undergo any hardships entailed upon us by such activity; while is satyagraha there is not the remotest idea of injuring the opponent. Indiscriminate resistance to authority must lead to lawlessness, unbridled license and consequent self-destruction. Indeed it may be reasonably argued that in an atmosphere surcharged with violence there is no scope for non-violence.


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Satyagraha by Timmon Milne Wallis Download PDF Ebook

I can clearly see the time coming to me when I must refuse obedience to every single State-made law, even though there may be a certainty of bloodshed. One of the main reasons for the people to resort to Hijrat is when they feel oppressed either due to loss of self-respect or honourable living; they attempt to migrate permanently to other places.

This touched off acts Satyagraha book civil disobedience Satyagraha book India, and the British were forced to invite Gandhi to London for a Round-Table Conference. Their Penal Satyagraha book contains drastic punishments for holding opinions they do not like.

Instruction to Satyagrahis My experience has taught me that a law of progression applies Satyagraha book every righteous struggle. Most people choose rather to yield to the will of the tyrant than to suffer for the consequence of resistance.

A leader is useless when he acts against the prompting of his own conscience, surrounded as he must be by people holding all kinds of views. He has risen to his present status by learning to adjust his individualism to the requirements of social progress.

If I can have nothing to do with the organized violence of the government, I can have less to do with the unorganized violence of the people. Through this mechanism, Gandhi aimed at resisting any kind of unjust, impure or untruthful acts.

It believes that the purer the suffering, the greater the material and spiritual progress. Mere discipline cannot make for leadership. That is a virtue inherent in the principle itself. For this exercise, prolonged training of the individual soul is an absolute necessity so that a perfect passive resister has to be almost if not entirely, a perfect man.

Without the requisite discipline non-violence can only be a veneer. We must not be impatient, and we must have an undying faith in the means we are adopting. Hence there is no such thing as defeat in satyagraha. In satyagraha, it is never the numbers that count; it is always the quality, more so when the forces of violence are uppermost.

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Hartal should be occasionally used based on the non-violent and voluntary measures. The Right of Civil Satyagraha book Its so-called representatives may so badly represent their cause that it may appear to the spectators to have failed.

The veriest tyro in the art of war knows, that he must avoid the ambushes of his adversary. The example of a few true men or women if they have fully imbibed the spirit of non-violence is bound to infect the whole mass in the end.

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It is an appeal to the enemy either through reason or by Satyagraha book gentle rational Satyagraha book. It was because I felt Satyagraha book force of this truth that, during the latter part of Satyagraha book struggle, I endeavored as much as I could to train the children at Tolstoy Farm and then at Phoenix along these lines, and one of the reasons for my departure to India is still further to realize as I already do in part, my own imperfection as a passive resister and then to try to perfect myself; for I believe that it is in India that the nearest approach to perfection is most possible.

Can we not see that we are tightly pressed in the coil of violence? I admit that there is a doubtful proportion of full believers in my theory of non-violence.

If we are only a handful holding freely the doctrine of non-co-operation, we may have to die in the attempt to convert others to our view, but we shall have truly defended and represented our cause. The concept of Satyagraha advocates that it is through suffering that there are achievements.

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