More Thoreau for your Saturday..

The authority of government,even such as I am willing to submit to,-for I will cheerfully obey those who know and can do better than I, and in many things even those who neither know nor can do so well,-is still an impure one;to be strictly just, it must have the sanction and consent of the governed.It can have no pure right over my person and property but what I concede to it.Civil Disobedience-1849-Walden.



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