Gandhi Topics for Discussion

Olivia Coolidge
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1. Although Gandhi supported equal rights for women, his wife Kasturbai was a traditional and submissive Hindu wife.

Should Gandhi have tried harder to practice what he preached about the need for women's liberation?

2. When he heard that Nazi Germany threatened to invade England during World War II, Gandhi suggested that the British lay down their arms and surrender. He asserted that the British could keep their ideals even if they gave up their lands and possessions. Do you think this would have worked? What would have been the outcome of such a decision?

3. Gandhi's ideals have been admired by people throughout the world. Why are people still attracted to his life and teachings? Can they help us to solve the problems of the world today?

4. Why did Gandhi decide to give up many of the habits he acquired in England, such as wearing European dress? How did this affect...

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