Title: Quicklet on Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience
Author: Nick Lindsey (Hyperink)
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Thoreau was a great writer, philosopher, poet, and withal a most practical man, that is, he taught nothing he was not prepared to practise in himself. . . .He went to gaol for the sake of his principles and suffering humanity. His essay has, therefore, been sanctified by suffering. Moreover, it is written for all time. In 1846, while conducting his famous philosophical experiment at Walden Pond, Henry David Thoreau was arrested and put in jail for refusing to pay a poll…