Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience”: A Living Document

By |2016-05-07T08:38:39-06:00March 19th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Government, History, Morality, Taxes|

Henry David Thoreau’s long essay, first published under the title “Resistance to Civil Government,” now usually known as “Civil Disobedience,” is frequently described as one of the founding documents of modern political activism. Thoreau’s appeal to the right and obligation of individual conscience to resist political authority certainly influenced many of the nonviolent activists [...]