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Civil disobedience

Thoreau wrote Civil Disobedience in 1849. It argues the superiority of the individual conscience over acquiescence to government. Thoreau was inspired to write in response to slavery and the Mexican-American war. He believed that people could not be made agents of injustice if they were governed by their own consciences.

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  • "Originally entitled "Resistance to Civil Government," the classic libertarian essay on self-reliance advocating the active refusal to disobey unjust laws."
  • ""Within this 19th century essay, Thoreau explains government of any sort -- including democracy -- does not possess more wisdom or justice than its individual citizens, and that it is every citizen's responsibility to avoid acquiescence." -- back cover."
  • "Thoreau wrote Civil Disobedience in 1849. It argues the superiority of the individual conscience over acquiescence to government. Thoreau was inspired to write in response to slavery and the Mexican-American war. He believed that people could not be made agents of injustice if they were governed by their own consciences."@en

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