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College move-in day: What would Henry David Thoreau say?

As a daughter settles into her LSU dorm room, a father realizes that college dorm life today, with its matching accessories and designer coffee machines, buries the valued lessons of simplicity espoused by scholars like Thoreau. Stephanie Seibert, a ... Christian Science Monitor, 2 days ago

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Civil disobedience for the climate

at 12:02 am Unjust laws exist. So wrote Henry David Thoreau in his 1849 essay, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience. The naturalist and pacifist asked, Shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have ...
 Albuquerque Journal2 days ago The Climate Marches On  Common Dreams1 week ago
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Henry David Thoreau's Cape Cod

Hulton Archive/ Henry David Thoreau, circa 1855. Henry David Thoreau wrote so much about Cape Cod after visiting there numerous times in the mid-19th century. His book, Cape Cod, published by Houghton Mifflin in 1906, is one of his defining works.
 Boston Globe2 weeks ago River of inspiration The Merrimack drew Thoreau 175 years ago as it draws us today  Big News Network2 weeks ago What's the recourse for demeaning the people?  Bangladesh Daily Star4 weeks ago If you have the chance, house sit somewhere cool  Boston Globe1 month ago
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From Walden Pond to Wilderness: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act

" Wildness is the preservation of the World." Henry David Thoreau's famous line was not published until a month after his death in 1862 in the essay " Walking ." Thoreau spent much of the last decade of his life proclaiming the importance of ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago 10 Reasons The Wilderness Act Was One Of The Best Ideas Ever  Huffington Post2 weeks ago HindsightHow New Englanders invented the wilderness  Boston Globe2 weeks ago

#TravelTuesday Pic: Name this Massachusetts Pond

Do you recognize this Massachusetts pond? It is linked to author Henry David Thoreau. Can you name the pond, the town where it is located, or both? Check back in with us tomorrow and well reveal the answer. - Continue Reading Below Get ...
 Boston.com3 weeks ago

Why You Should Go For a Net-Zero Home

A large home builder pledges to go all-net zero by 2015 American poet, philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau once wrote "What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?" A net-zero home reimagines the ...
 Huffington Post Canada4 weeks ago

When it comes to social customer service, most companies are hacks

Henry David Thoreau observed: For every thousand hacking at the leaves of evil, there is one striking at the root. I thought about how this quote applies to many companies social media strategy. These companies are breathlessly hacking at the ...
 CRM Guru2 days ago Almanac: Thoreau on the dangers of doing good  Arts Journal2 days ago

Natural soundscapes may become 'digital fossils' of the future

Sounds are integral to Henry David Thoreau's "Walden," the book about two years he spent living in a cabin in the woods near Walden Pond in Massachusetts in 1846-47 - the wind blowing through the rushes, the rumbling of the ice melting in the ...
 PhysOrg.com1 week ago Natural Soundscapes May Become Digital Fossils  Laboratory Equipment6 days ago

My Turn: You're the boss, aren't you?

Do not hire a man (or woman) who does your work for money, but him (or her) who does it for the love of it. ~ Henry David Thoreau You are the employer of record . . . the boss, the big kahuna, the holder of the hand that should never be bitten, ...
 Examiner.com1 month ago

Screenwriter Walter Bernstein at 95…

Ask Walter Bernstein what makes for a good screenplay, and hell answer you with a (possibly apocryphal) story about Henry David Thoreau. He was living out at Walden Pond and a friend came to tell him that Samuel Morse had just made the first ...
 Variety3 weeks ago
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