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Hind Swaraj and Other Writings by Mahatma Gandhi
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Nov 30, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: au, colonialism, hinduism, philosophy, own, social-commentary
Read from November 23 to 30, 2010

Fascinating. Written in dialogue form and very blunt. Gandhi's thought is terribly misunderstood, especially his beliefs on nonviolence. His concepts on civilization bring me back to preachers of Negritude in the 1960s.

Recommended to anyone who believes they're a pacifist, sees Gandhi as a hero (most people have not read his own words) or wants to see Hinduism in modern context.
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