Seven Blunders of the World by Gandhi

Seven Blunders of the World by Gandhi

Seven Blunders of the World

1. Wealth without work

2. Pleasure without conscience

3. Knowledge without character

4. Commerce without morality

5. Science without humanity

6. Worship without sacrifice

7. Politics without principle

—Mahatma Gandhi

The Seven Blunders of the World is a list that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi gave to his grandson Arun Gandhi, written on a piece of paper, on their final day together, shortly before his assassination in 1948. Gandhi called these acts of “passive violence,” and said that preventing these is the best way to prevent one’s self and society from reaching a point of violence.



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