Civil Disobedience - Henry David Thoreau - A Short Summary & Review

A short summary of the book Civil Disobedience:

Why you should disobey an unjust state.

My favorite Henry David Thoreau quote from the book:

"The best thing a man can do for his culture when he is rich is to endeavor to carry out those schemes which he entertained when he was poor."

Questions to ponder while reading Civil Disobedience:

Can democracy provide a just government?

How applicable is this essay today?

My thoughts about Civil Disobedience:

Just governments exist only with just people.

Don't wait for good to be legislated.

Pay attention!


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