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Mahatma Gandhi's concept of peace "There is no way to peace; peace is the way"..Do you believe this to follow it. And why??

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Asked by Anu, 27 Jul '10 08:27 pm
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Mahatma's concept is philosophically true.
And what we see in practical world is contrary to philosophy.
But then, we can always uphold the philosophy while practicing physical effectiveness.
Order of the day can not be ignored.
Answered by Prakash Chandra, 29 Jul '10 09:00 pm

 
  
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Peace is not possible unless violence is killed. Violence is a human nature. Even a small child plays with toy like weapons, as his nature. How he can be expected to cultivate the idea of peace when he grows? When a child becomes a leader of his group, or a nation, he tries to get complete command on others. He will naturally try to halt others by force. This was done by all kings and heads of states in the past, and recently is done by the British, French, Germans, Americans, Russians, Chinese, Japanese.and all others. Peace means temporary acceptance of other's command... It is feasible only for some time. Unless some force completely dominates all, peace is not possible. Gandhiji's statement that " there is no way to peace, peace is the way' might have been given in some different context.. Complete peace seems to be like mirage in present context.
Answered by subhash, 28 Jul '10 09:32 pm

 
  
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Of course I do, and who wouldn`t? The Great Soul was a perfect visionary and his words, recently, have become synonymous to the World Peace. Peace doesn`t mean a peak of a mountain which an ambitious trekker would wish to conquer; but it is a solemn destination where mankind must rest its ultimate achievement. Time and again, history proved that no War, but Peace is the only weapon useful to sustain our race on this planet and not only that but even our holy scriptures too taught us that a man who really practices importance of peace in its fullness has the world at his feet. Peace can pave love among masses irrespective of race, religion and surprisingly enough it needs only your peaceful word and behavior. While in South Africa, Gandhijee only followed the way of peace to resist the powerful white stubborn administration as that was the most proper practice under the circumstances; and we all came to know the outcome and `Power of Peace`.

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Answered by , 28 Jul '10 01:24 pm

 
  
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We have to follow it without any second thought. A great concept. That's why he is called MAHATMA
Answered by sudhakar kuruvada, 27 Jul '10 09:10 pm

 
  
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Peace is neither a means(way) or end (destination) ! Peace is not even always desirable, because there is no GROWTH without disturbance of peace. And hence peace is not a means ! Eternal peace is the domain of death !
Answered by Shunmugham, 27 Jul '10 09:09 pm

 
  
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Yes thats true.violence is not a solution.we should see things with patience.
Answered by magi, 27 Jul '10 08:37 pm

 
  
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To get peace one must be very patient enough to give peace and to get it. War, fighting shouting may destroy many things but at the end it leads to destruction and ..loss of life. But peace always gets peace but it is the hardway..nowadays to get it. here Ahimsavad helps in getting it.
Answered by sarya mitra, 27 Jul '10 08:33 pm

 
  
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Well there has been no peace in this world, ever since he was assasinated on Jan.30, 1948. Martyrs Day indeed. But without peace.
Peace is an illusion, until we can realize total disarmament.
Answered by mohanbirsingh ghura, 27 Jul '10 08:23 pm

 
  
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Well, But not in this era.
Answered by Mathi Sankaramoorthy, 27 Jul '10 08:22 pm

 
  
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Absolutely - bole to peace ko dhundho nahi,, bas peace follow karo :D
Answered by conviction, 27 Jul '10 08:21 pm

 
  
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