Civil Disobedience - Henry David Thoreau

Civil Disobedience

By Henry David Thoreau

  • Release Date: 1866-01-01
  • Genre: Philosophy
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In it, Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War.

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