Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience”: A Living Document

By |2020-07-11T16:36:14-05:00March 19th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Government, History, Morality, Taxes|

Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” is not a call to activism or a program for some version of social justice. It is, rather, a manifesto of political and social libertarianism that displays both the strengths and weaknesses of that trend in American thought. Henry David Thoreau’s long essay, first published under the title “Resistance to Civil Government,” [...]