In "Civil Disobedience" Henry Thoreau states, "you serve your country poorly if you do so by suppressing your conscience in favor of the law ? your country needs consciences more than it needs conscienceless robots." What does he mean by that? Do you agree with his premise? Is civil disobedience ever right?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 9:17 pm ad1c9bdddf
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As you assess "Civil Disobedience" in terms of what Henry Thoreau states, I think that he means that we must honor our own values, morals, consciousness, ethics, and ideologies as individual Americans, rather than try to ...
Civil Disobedience is briefly overviewed.