Civil Disobedience - Henry David Thoreau

Civil Disobedience

By Henry David Thoreau

  • Release Date: 1866-01-01
  • Genre: Philosophie

Description

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.