An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth Themes

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Truth

Truth and the search for truth is the compelling motivation in Gandhi's life. To Gandhi, God is truth. Everything he does is based on truth. In his law practice, he won't allow any misrepresentation of facts. Clients have seen him withdraw from their case in court if he finds any misrepresentation. His life is based on the search for truth which is the purpose of all of his experiments. His vow to his mother not to touch women, wine or meat wihle in England is an example of this.

Gandhi is usually truthful and honest himself. The only lies he tells are lies of omission like not telling people that he is married with a wife and child during his school years in England.

He begins his experiments with vegetarianism while in England. One reason for his experiments is his vow to his mother. One element of truth...

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