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Reading Thoreau in the 21st Century
January 8, 2020
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Henry David Thoreau advocated for both civil disobedience to unjust political authority and also for nature’s appropriate role in our economic, moral, and spiritual lives. UVM professor Bob Pepperman Taylor discusses the relationship between Thoreau’s political and environmental messages and how they resonate today.