Resistance to Civil Government (Civil Disobedience) is an essay by American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau that was first published in In it. Results 1 – 30 of 43 Desobediencia Civil by Henry David Thoreau and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Aug 31, &IJ (” 9 # 14 &K & 8 9 I ” 4 B & IJ ” ” 4 V 9 15 D (! D (9 28 & ]4 R, X %&8 A & ” ” &! & 29 “! Desobediência Civil – Henry David Thoreau.

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A Protest Vyborg Manifesto. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Thoreau tells his audience that they cannot blame this problem solely on pro-slavery Southern politicians, but must put thoreay blame on those in, for instance, Massachusetts”who are more interested in commerce and agriculture than they are in humanity, and are not prepared to do justice to the slave and to Mexico, cost what it may Because the government will retaliate, Thoreau says he prefers living simply because he therefore has less to lose.

The one that is intended in this case is “relating to citizens and their interrelations with one another or with the state”, and so civil disobedience means “disobedience to desobeddiencia state”. Retrieved September 22, He was one of the greatest and most moral men America has produced. There are thousands who are in opinion opposed to slavery and to the war, who yet in effect do nothing to put an end to them.


Sobre el deber de la desobediencia civil : Henry David Thoreau :

In a constitutional republic like the United States, people often think that the proper response to an unjust law is to try to use the political process to change the law, but to obey and respect the law until it is changed.

Retrieved February 1, — via Internet Archive. He went to gaol for the sake of his principles and suffering humanity. Thoreau said he was willing to pay the highway tax, which went to pay for something of benefit to his neighbors, but that he was opposed to taxes that went to support the government itself—even if he daavid not tell if his particular contribution would eventually be spent on an unjust project or a beneficial one.

I think an argument can be made that it is not very nenry he would ever have made such a statement, because it does not square with his views. Gillin, Joshua September 21, Cornish Rebellion of Retrieved from ” https: Abolitionistsin Thoreau’s opinion, should completely withdraw their support of the government and stop paying taxeseven if this means courting imprisonment.

Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison The word civil has several definitions. Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.

Sobre el deber de la desobediencia civil

Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments are usually, and all governments are sometimes, inexpedient. But if the law is itself clearly unjust, and the lawmaking process is not designed to quickly obliterate such unjust laws, then Thoreau says the law deserves no respect and it should be broken. It has been attributed to Thomas Jefferson, but no one has ever found it in any of Jefferson’s writings. John Brown Lyceum movement.


The Editor and G. Author Leo Tolstoy cited Civil Disobedience as having a strong impact on his nonviolence methodology. Boston and New York: Emerson, 23 February Such a fundamental immorality justifies any difficulty or expense to bring it to an end.

The slavery crisis inflamed New England in the s and s. Henry David Thoreau Core works and topics. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat He was briefly imprisoned for refusing to pay the poll taxbut even in jail felt freer than the people outside.

Because government is man-made, not an element of nature or an act of GodThoreau hoped that its makers could be reasoned with.

Civil Disobedience (Thoreau) – Wikipedia

It was the concrete, the personal element, the “here and now” of this work that won me over. Fascinated by the idea of refusing to cooperate with an evil system, I was so deeply moved that I throeau the work several times.

A lifelong abolitionistThoreau delivered henrj impassioned speech which would later become Civil Disobedience injust months after leaving Walden Pond. Oxford University Press, p.