T what Trump Bannon and the rest of their team have done in the eleven days since Trump became President of the United States This is clearly no than the beginning I want to oppose them But what can I Not too sure what I just read but it did have the occasional interesting point I guess I was inspired to read this after visiting the Martin Luther King Junior memorial in Atlanta Gandhi and MLK we re both inspired by the ideas presented in Civil Disobedience My main takeaway is thisuestion everything Don t take government as infallible truth While Democracy is clearly
The Best Form Of Government Thus Far In History It best form of government thus far in history it not perfect If a government doesn t grow flex and scale with societal and technological changes it s brittleness will cause it to break similar to how a startup can disrupt an incumbent enterprise As an American I can take a stand against what I believe to be wrong with the State This book reignited my political interest Anti system and other delusional ideas that will never happenjust shut up and get a job ou 30 ear old teenagerCivil disobedience was a uick read and to the point much like my sex life Henry David Thoreau states when the majority rules in the
case of democracy rarely is the majority just Democracy relies on physical strength in numbers rather of democracy rarely is the majority just Democracy relies on physical strength in numbers rather what is just He pretty much brings to uestion the next step beyond democracy as a political system Which he envisions is the enlightened and conscience massesyea that will happen sometime soon He also shows the problems in US democracy and where they fail Can we as people strive to something than democracy Can we uestion the sacred birthright of democracy in educational institutions or as Ut Principle Paradise to be Regained A Plea for John Brown The Last Days of John Brown After the Death of John Brown The Service Slavery in Massachusetts and Wendell Phillips Before Concord Lyceum.
Henry David Thoreau Ñ 7 ReadS classic call to arms can now be seen at my
personal blogIt is a shame that this kind of thought policing is okay with so many people I don t wantblogIt is a shame that this kind of thought policing is okay with so many people I don t want think about it is a fast way not to have permission to think At all But I suppose that s okay with a lot of people Written for days past written for today Thoreau s discontent with the government is a present issue around the world And it should be here So many of our legislators as in Thoreau s time are not skilled at legislation and are so disconnected from the people and our needs I think the title of the mini book leads some to believe that Thoreau is completely anti government not true He says time and again that a government that is worthy of his respect is one that he will live under He also points out some of the good of the government of his time A very uick read it should leave ou to uestion our involvement insupport of our current system It did for me He has some wonderful essays although it must be remembered that he had few personal responsibilities no family to support He was too self centered for a wife children I believe he is sincere if impractical I think he draws the lines rather tight for the real world some times but maybe it is that attitude that allowed things to go so wrong since his dayI ve seen him labeled an Anarchist but I believe he was a Libertarian He wanted a better government that needed to govern less Last time I reviewed this book my review was rapidly deleted and I received a mail explaining that if I continued to post content like this my account might come under review for removal Okay let s see what happens this time round Like millions of people round the world I am appalled Assachusetts A Walk to Wachusett The Landlord A Winter Walk The Succession of Forest Trees Walking Autumnal Tints Wild Apples Night and Moonlight Aulus Persius Flaccus Herald of Freedom Life Witho. ,
GutenbergOpening 1849 original title Resistance to Civil GovermentI heartily accept the motto That government is best which governs least and I should like to see it acted up to rapidly and systematically Carried out it finally
amounts to this which also I believe That government is best which governs not at all andto this *which also I believe That government is best which governs not at all and men are prepared for it that will * also I believe That government is best which governs not at all and men are prepared for it that will the kind of government which they will have Government is at best but an expedient but most governments are usually and all governments are sometimes inexpedient The objections which have been brought against a standing army and they are many and weighty and deserve to prevail may also at last be brought against a standing government The standing army is only an arm of the standing government The government itself which is only the mode which the people have chosen to execute their will is eually liable to be abused and perverted before the people can act through it Witness the present Mexican war the work of comparatively a few individuals using the standing government as their tool for in the outset the people would not have consented to this measure This I please myself with imagining a State at least which can afford to be just to all men and to treat the individual with respect as a neighbor which even would not think it inconsistent with its own repose if a few were to live aloof from it not meddling with it nor embraced by it who fulfilled all the duties of neighbors and fellow men A State which bore this kind of fruit and suffered it to drop off as fast as it ripened would prepare the way for a still perfect and glorious State which also I have imagined but not et anywhere seen My censored review of thi. Civil Disobedience and Other Essays is a collection of some of Henry David Thoreau's most important essays Contained in this volume are the following essays Civil Disobedience Natural History of