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1.To believe that what is true for you is true for all. 2.They follow their own instincts and want people to trust their instincts too. 3.Confidence, determination, and willingness to do their best4.A conspiracy against individuality; nonconformity 5.What he alone must do; one who maintains independence of solitude especially when ina crowd. 6.Leads to your independence and self-satisfaction. 7.8.Intellectual and spiritual activity and the way to lead one's life.9.Society penalizes those who don’t conform.10.Just be yourself and trust your own instincts. 11.If this essay were published today people might get offended by this essay because Emerson is trying to tell people how a real man is created. Self-reliant; rely on yourself not on anyone else. You don’t need to rely on others, Emerson thinks that doing this will cause you to lose your “humanity”.12.
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