Civil Disobedience: And Other Essays
Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: March 2014
Duration: 4 hours 45 minutes
American author, poet, and philosopher Henry David Thoreau was a passionate abolitionist. Inspired by his opposition to slavery, his illuminating essay 'Civil Disobedience' presents the theory that 'the government is best that governs least.' A powerful testament that remains as important today as it was during its conception, this theory argues that citizens should not allow their government to overrule through taxes and unjust laws.