Paper Paper

Paper Paper - mind, people could accept Thoreaus beliefs....

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The tendency of human beings is to comply with society to the point where even the thought of adopting different ideas becomes unimaginable. Henry David Thoreau was a transcendentalist in the 19th century whose views reflected a high-level mentality and spirituality. Thoreau published his works of writing not to prove something to people, but for purposes of recording his experiences throughout his experiment. Today, people comply with society not for their satisfaction but for the mere approval of others. However, with an open
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: mind, people could accept Thoreaus beliefs. It is possible to adopt Thoreaus ideas in todays world because peoples detachment from societys conformity and materialism can elevate their spirituality, regardless of where they live. People who oppose Thoreaus ideas usually think of him as an unrealistic dreamer because they lack potential in imagining the power of their mind and instead depend on their physical aspect to go through life....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online