Part One:
No matter how great the desire is to please another, let it be no greater than the desire to be yourself.

Do you agree or disagree with this quote? Why? Describe a time in your life where working to please others turned out to be a detriment and working to please yourself had a positive result.

Part Two:
Yesterday we started talking about civil disobedience. Look at the definition you wrote and at the definition we worked on in class. After reading your section of Thoreau's essay, how has your understanding of civil disobedience changed? (Saying it hasn't is not an acceptable answer.) Think of instances of civil disobedience throughout history. List them!

 


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