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By acting civil but disobedient you are able to protest things you dontthink are fair non-violently Henry David Thoreau is one of the most importantliterary figures of the nineteenth century Thoreaus essay Civil Disobediencewhich was written as a speech has been used by many great thinkers such asMartin Luther King Jr and Mahatma Ghandi as a map to fight against injusticeDr Martin Luther King Jr was a pastor that headed the Civil Rights movementHe was a gifted speaker and a powerful writer whose philosophy was non-violentbut direct action DrKings strategy was to have sit-ins boycotts and marchesDr Kings Letter from Birmingham Jail was based on the principles ofThoreaus Civil Disobedience Both Martin Luther King Jr and Henry DavidThoreau are exceptional persuasive writers Even though both writers are writingon ways to be civil but disobedient they have opposite ways of convicing you DrKing is religious gentle and apologetic focusing on whats good for the groupwhile Thoreau is very aggressive and assertive for his own personal hate againstBoth Martin Luther King Jr and Henry David Thoreau have the sameideas but view them differently Dr King wants to ultimately raise awareness andopen doors for the better of a group Thoreau wants more individual rights forpeople Dr King is explaining his view of conscienceI submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse theconscience of the community over its injustice is in reality expressing thevery highest respect for the law Martin Luther King p 521This quote shows Dr Kings opinion on going to jail King knows that he wasunjustly put into jail He accepts going to jail even though he was put in jailwrongly The community then knows of the injustice and should pressure thegovernment The other thing that happens is King is respecting the law by obeyingit He is a peaceful man and wants
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