Gandhi and Tolstoy

Gandhi and Tolstoy: Between Gandhi and Tolstoy there are extraordinary similarities. Both of them were deeply impressed by Ruskin’s views on the political economy embodied in Unto This Last and Munera Pulveris, the two important works of Ruskin. The cornerstone of Tolstoy’s philosophy is Love. Both were deeply influenced by the Sermon on the Mount. They …

Gandhi Concept of Trusteeship

Gandhi Concept of Trusteeship: Gandhi thought out the concept of trusteeship for regulating the use of private ownership of property. Any person possessing more property than what is required for his immediate use should regard himself not as the absolute owner of that wealth but as a trustee of the people and use some of it …

Gandhi Views on Religion and Politics

Gandhi Views on Religion and Politics: His views on religion and its relationship with politics are quite different from those of many a political philosopher of the Modern Age. The striking characteristics of politics in the Middle Ages were that it was never free from the influence of religion. It is only in the Modern Age …

Essay on Literary Education Vs Scientific Education

Literary Education Vs Scientific Education: Thomas Babington Macaulay once said, “As civilization advances, poetry necessarily declines”. Can we say, “As civilization advances, literature necessarily declines?” It is a moot point. A comparative survey of literary and scientific development during the last three hundred years will probably give a suitable answer. It is, however, a fact that …

Essay on Leadership

Essay on Leadership: Shakespeare says, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them”. So there are leaders and leaders. The history of the world is the biography of its great men. Soldiers, however brave they may be, are useless without a leader. A leader appears on the scene. He brings …