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Tag: Henry David Thoreau
  • He Stepped to Beat of a Different Drummer

    Henry David Thoreau’s 196th birthday occurred this past Friday, July 12. Thoreau was a member and major figure within the “Transcendentalist” philosophical movement in American culture during the antebellum period of the 19th century.  A major tenet of the philosophy is a firm belief in the individual, and Thoreau embodied this not only in thought, …

  • The Duty of Civil Disobedience

    On August 23, 2010 liberty activists from the central Florida area gathered in front of Orlando City Hall to intentionally violate a city ordinance banning “Group Feeding” (25 or more persons) within a 2 mile radius of City Hall.  All local media were notified prior to our demonstration and City Hall members were even invited …