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make this a good place to live in, but to live in it, be it good or bad. Whether expressed in a sit-in at lunch counters, a freedom ride into Mississippi, a peaceful protest in Albany, Georgia, a bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, these are outgrowths of Thoreau's insistence that evil must be resisted and that no moral man can patiently adjust. Abolitionists, in Thoreau's opinion, should completely withdraw their support of the government and stop paying taxes, even if this means courting imprisonment. I have other affairs to attend. What sort of life were that to live?
As they could not reach me, they had resolved to punish my body; just as boys, if they cannot come at some person against whom they have a spite, will abuse his dog. Sometimes people assume that civil in this case means "observing accepted social forms; polite" which would make civil disobedience something like polite, orderly disobedience. This, then, is my position at present. The proper place today, the only place which Massachusetts has provided for her freer and less desponding spirits, is in her prisons, to be put out and locked out of the State by her own act, as they have already put themselves out by their. Edit American civil rights leader. By Melissa Locker 2 minute Read, fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King.
Archived from the original on September 22, 2017. Paying taxes is one way in which otherwise well-meaning people collaborate in injustice. My civil neighbor, the tax-gatherer, is the very man I have to deal with- for it is, after all, with men and not with parchment that I quarrel- and he has voluntarily chosen to be an agent of the government. As a result of his writings and personal witness, we are the heirs of a legacy of creative protest. But even suppose blood should flow. I do not wish to split hairs, to make fine distinctions, or set myself up as better than my neighbors. Petersburg, Florida : Tampa Bay Times. In other words, when a sixth of the population of a nation which has undertaken to be the refuge of liberty are slaves, and a whole country is unjustly overrun and conquered by a foreign army, and subjected to military law, I think that.