Walden, Part 2

Contemporary visitors bring tributes of pens and notebooks in tribute to Henry Thoreau and Louisa May Alcott Looking for Tomorrow’s Thoreau SB Stephen Morris My wife and I recently spent a holiday weekend in the environs of Concord, MA. We’re amateur history buffs, and neither of us had been to “the rude bridge that arched... Continue Reading →

Walden, Part 1

Transcendentalism is a philosophical movement that developed in the late 1820s and 1830s in the eastern United States as a protest against the general state of intellectualism and spirituality. The Unitarian church, Harvard Divinity School, Concord, Massachusetts, and Ralph Waldo Emerson were at its epicenter. A core belief of transcendentalism is in the inherent goodness of people and nature. Society... Continue Reading →

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