Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience

What’s wrong with Thoreau’s Civil Disobedience?

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Online Text of Civil Disobedience

In the essay Civil Disobedience (1849), Thoreau argues that an unjust government or a law to a degree that it makes one an agent of its injustice should be disobeyed; even if it should be the results of democratic will of the majority. In the following summary entry of this classical essay, I seek to just simply outline the major passages that support Thoreau’s main argument and then very briefly critically analyze it in context of multicultural societies. Click here for the summary.

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