What were Mohandas Gandhi's moral values?need moral values only

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I would argue that Gandhi had two major moral values.  First, he believed that all people should be equal to one another and should live together in peace.  Second, he believed that violence was not the correct way to bring about justice in the world.

Although these may not seem like moral values, I would argue that they are.  The idea of universal human "brotherhood" is certainly a moral value.  The way we treat other people is a major reflection of our morality.  For example, choosing to treat people of other races or religions as our inferiors is certainly something that shows that we are not really good people.

Gandhi built his life's work around these two moral values.  He felt that it was important to recognize the humanity of all people.  He felt that it was important to fight against injustice but to always do so in a way (non-violence) that protected everyone's human dignity.

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