Dr. Bill Ellis
Am. Rom. 5317
January 28, 2003
Nature and Self-Reliance
Ralph Waldo Emerson, nineteenth century poet and writer, expresses a philosophy of life, based on our inner self and the presence of the soul. Emerson regarded and learned from the great minds of the past. In his writings he says repeatedly that each person should live according to his own thinking. In Nature and Self-Reliance the central theme is do not seek answers outside
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of your thoughts is right for them, then many good changes will happen in society. Emerson's was one of the leaders in the extended view of progressive learning, but also offers insights into age-old or "natural method" as better than new technology based on experimentation. In many of his writings he compares the beauty of the nature, and expresses, in the writings of Nature and Self-Reliance that we can find the answers to all challenges.