Self Reliance

Self Reliance

by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Self Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson

From the spiritual to the economic, Emerson's Self-Reliance details the various aspects of a man's ability to rely on himself for survival. This 19th century essay resolutely supports Emerson's life-long belief in individualism and encourages mankind to pass over practices like conformity and false consistency for following intuition and instincts instead. Rather than promoting ideas of anti-society, Emerson asserts self-reliance is a starting point for a more efficient society, and not an end goal.

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ISBN-13: 9781466399747
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/05/2011
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.08(d)

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Self-Reliance 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A unique view on the human condition that eerily applies to the society we live in to this day. I highly recommend it for somebody who is willing to seriously contemplate things outside of their comfort zones...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was very ironically written while the author was being waited on hand and foot by a pair of maids.