Ideas and Reality (thoreau)

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Lincoln has been credited as being a person that fought for equality between races, when he himself believed that African Americans were inferior, the image people give him is unreal, propaganda by the Radical Republicans in the reconstruction era. Many people have ideas that do not hold up when put to the test, or even their own reasoning. Henry David Thoreauís ideas and ideals do not hold up when compared to reality. Thoreau believed …

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…his words, that it is apparent that even though he thought out his words, he failed to compare them. He believes in individuality, then he has restrictions on the type of individual you can be; he propagates that he is one way, when he is another; and he condemns the Govít for governing and then verifies its need to govern. Iíve heard of having two faces, but Thoreau makes the hydra look normal.