But there was more than simple familial duty at work here. Topics Mahatma Gandhi Opinion. Does anyone care how Shakespeare would have voted in the EU referendum? A powerful old man, subordinate young women, nudity: At a talk last week at the London School of Economics, he was passionate and amusing, and it was uplifting to hear his respect and affection for one of the great moral figures of the last century.
His behaviour in the winter of shocked many of his followers.
How would Gandhi’s celibacy tests with naked women be seen today?
But there was more than simple familial duty at work here. As to any unconscious motivation for bed-sharing, who knows? Nor, in any obvious way and so far as anyone can tell, did he begin one now. He liked to play with sexual boundaries. A powerful old man, subordinate young women, nudity: For several decades after his death, this episode was not widely known. The facts are that after his wife, Kasturba, died inGandhi began the habit of sharing his bed with naked young women: