Henry David Thoreau: A Rant

I have always been regretting that I was not as wise as the day I was born. Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau has always struck me as one of the most buffoonish and over-rated characters in American history. His

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The Varieties of Civil Disobedience

The 1849 essay “Resistance to Civil Government”, better known as “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience”, by Henry David Thoreau is one of the most influential writings of the 19th century. Written to expound Thoreau’s ideas on resistance to a

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