"Let us consider the way in which we spend our lives." Thoreau writes in Walden. He spent his creative life challenging the ordinary thinking of his day, and of ours. He urged his readers live life full, with less concern for spending money than concern for spending life. Thoreau also notes that is "not worth the while to go round the world to count the cats in Zanzibar," rather having a change in
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which we spend our lives." He marched to his drummer and urges all of his readers to march to theirs. Living life fully and not succumbing to materialistic objects is a message seen throughout his book Walden. Many messages are given in this book including the downgrading of the rich and upgrading of the poor. Thoreau basically after many years of writing this book wants us to change the way we live and actually "live."