Henry David Thoreau
By: Grayson Bain and Steven Arterbery
Thoreau was an avid naturalist, he believed in living as simply as possible. He also disliked government, and felt as though it would never truely work as it should.
Walden- published in 1854 and is about what he did during his 2 years at walden pond. Like he spent most of his time farming and observing different kinds of plants and animals and visiting different farms and sourrounding ponds.
Civil disobedience (1849) - he talks about the importance of the individual rights in the face of an over-powering government. Also the importance of the individual, which should not be broken by a government. He also says how a corrupt government can be harmful.
Mark Ruffalo reads Henry David Thoreau