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MALCOLM X In short the zionist argument to justify Israel's present occupation of Arab Palestine has no intelligent or legal basis in history. Status: correct. This quote is extracted from "ZIONIST LOGIC By Malcolm X Shabazz".(1) ALBERT EINSTEIN It would be my greatest sadness to see Zionists do to Palestinian Arabs much of what Nazis did to ...


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Yes he said it (assuming that the translation from the Hindi, and Project Gutenberg, can be trusted). The quote can be found early in "Chapter VI - CONTAGIOUS DISEASES: SMALL-POX" of: A GUIDE TO HEALTH BY MAHATMA GANDHI Translated from the Hindi BY A. RAMA IYER, M.A. Published in Madras in 1921 and republished as a Project Gutenberg EBook. The exact ...


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The quote is from a paper called "How to Combat Hitlerism", which tells you something. Here's the full quote: I doubt if the Germans of future generations will entertain unadulterated pride in the deeds for which Hitlerism will be deemed responsible. They will honour Herr Hitler as genius, as a brave man, a matchless organizer and much more. But I should ...


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I saw the following story on truthbook and wanted to know if it is true. (This one was found on the internet. We cannot corroborate its accuracy, ... Probably not true This degree of zinging repartee seems very unlikely from someone who described himself as shy and tongue tied at that time. If you read Gandhi's autobiography "The Story Of My ...


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I can't find any source for him stating the quote as such. I did find a book, The Knights Templar & the Protestant Reformation, which states that when Stanley Jones, a missionary, met with Mahatma Gandhi he asked him: Mr. Gandhi, though you quote the words of Christ often, why is that you appear to so adamantly reject becoming his follower? Gandhi ...


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Yes, Gandhi slept with girls naked as a part of sexual experiments on attaining celibacy when he was 70 years old. The girls were Manu (Gandhi's grandniece), Abha (wife of Gandhi's nephew Kanu) and Sushila Nayar (younger sister of Gandhi's personal secretary Pyarelal). In his 70s, in the sunset of his life, Gandhi embarked on a new set of sexual ...


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The Knights Templar & the Protestant Reformation book referenced above attributes the apocryphal Gandhi quote to a secondary source (an article in Christian Today by Dibin Samuel), which in turn wrongly attributes the quote to the Millie Graham Polak book (Mr. Gandhi: The Man). I am holding a copy of the Graham book in my hand, and that "so unlike Christ"...


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http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Mahatma_Gandhi#1890s confirms the second quote. The quotation given there is Ours is one continual struggle against a degradation sought to be inflicted upon us by the Europeans, who desire to degrade us to the level of the raw Kaffir whose occupation is hunting, and whose sole ambition is to collect a certain number of ...


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It was me who asked the question on the Gandhitopia forum that you found. I have also been unable to find a source for the quote the homeopaths attribute to Gandhi. However, as you could see, I found those quotes from his letters recorded in what appears to be a reliable source (http://www.gandhiserve.org/), but they tend to indicate he was not a fan (the ...


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Did Gandhi tell this story It seems doubtful He was a vegetarian, did not drink tea or coffee and preferred uncooked food. He was willing to lead by example but not always in advance of his advice. There is no obvious source or references for the origin of this story. The story has an enormous amount of variation. Vegetarianism Gandhi was a strict ...


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This is no way meant to be a complete answer but I think it is a good starting point. Here is a list of all(?) the books on and by M. K. Gandhi. I think it is quite a reliable website. You can easily find the PDF of most of these books online. From the list, the two books, which are on the topic of vegetarianism (If that is the context he meant it in), are ...


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In her book Animal Grace (first published in 2000) Mary Lou Randour writes: Gandhi noted the significance of eating utensils as symbols, saying that the most violent weapon on earth is the knife used at the dining table. I can find no earlier use of the phrase "most violent weapon on earth", in any context. Note that Randour doesn't claim to be quoting ...


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I found this excellent summary of one person's investigation into the "Gandhi supported homeopathy" claim. It appears to be totally bogus. http://evidenceplease.net/tag/gandhi-homeopathy-quote/ Nevertheless, Gandhi had some pretty amazing ideas about healthcare. The pro-homeopathy myth might have started because he was a BIG supporter of water-cures. ...


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The story is false and circulated as a joke on Facebook first and somebody took it too seriously ... https://www.facebook.com/jokeoftheday999/posts/10152389120818465 ..read more about false story research done by... https://www.indiacurrents.com/articles/2014/10/12/my-experiment-truth


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According to the World Diary 1929-1934 at page 35: On April 5 [1930] Gandhi carried out his threat... Within a week British soldiers throughout India were using their swagger sticks to flick the white cotton caps off the heads of Gandhi's supporters, who were obstructing traffic by lying down on railway tracks and public thoroughfares... Similarly, ...


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The specific passage attributed by the OP to Gandhi is found to be previously present in the book "The Pleasantries of the Incredible Mulla Nasrudin" by Idries Shah. Thanks so much to the earlier commentators for helping get to the real source of one of my favorite parables.


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