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Michael Tucker
Course Materials & General Book Manager, Book Store

Posted April 13, 2010

Selections from "Higher Laws"
Henry David Thoreau

Whatever my own practice may be, I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals…
If one listens to the faintest but constant suggestions of his genius, which are certainly true, he sees not to what extremes, or even insanity, it may lead him; and yet that way, as he grows more resolute and faithful, his road lies…
No man ever followed his genius till it misled him…
Our whole life is startlingly moral. There is never an instant's truce between virtue and vice. Goodness is the only investment that never fails…

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