As religion's importance decreases in the American public's view and government strengthens, more and more people have come to stand up for what they believe in. In the 1840's, the masses just followed each other without even contemplating it, but now in the year of 2003, the public has come to question what the government and religion tells and instructs them to do. So therefore the masses have grown even more into a civilized society. Henry
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only way for our society to take the next further step into complete transcendentalism, the idea of going beyond the realm of possible experience, would be to create a complete utopia, which will never happen in America for if we lost our structure, this country as we know it would completely fall apart. In conclusion, our current society has reached the highest plateau in moral standards and therefore we have reached Thoreau's code of ethics.