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Thoreau believed there would be a truly free and enlightened state when individuals were willing to act according to their conscience and resist unjust laws, even at the risk of punishment. He advocated for civil disobedience as a means to bring about positive change in society.

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When will there be a truly free and enlightened state?

Hopefully soon, I don't really know...


Could the word enlightened be a mood?

No, "enlightened" is typically used to describe a state of awareness or understanding, rather than a mood. It refers to a deep sense of knowledge or insight.


Why did Thoreau come to the conclusion that the state was half-witted when it imprisoned him?

Thoreau concluded that the state was half-witted because he believed that it did not have the foresight to understand the true value of his civil disobedience and that it failed to recognize the importance of individual conscience and moral duty. Thoreau saw his imprisonment as a symbol of the state's narrow-mindedness and lack of understanding of higher principles.


How important to Thoreau's argument is his idea about the different ways of serving the state?

Thoreau's argument is important because in order to serve the tate you must have dignity


What do people believe when people die in Buddhism?

The basis of Buddhism is that the person dies and is reborn. This continues until the person is enlightened at which point they can enter Nirvana a selfless state. Some people do not enter Nirvana to return to the cycle of death and rebirth to aid others in becoming enlightened. Non-Buddhists, such as Christians, believe that Buddhists die and go to the Christian hell for not becoming Christians. Non-Buddhists such as atheists, believe that when anybody dies they simply cease to exist.


What does Thoreau mean when he says the state is nowhere to be seen?

When Thoreau says the state is nowhere to be seen, he is emphasizing his belief in self-reliance and individual freedom. He viewed government as an unnecessary and intrusive entity that encroached on people's autonomy. Thoreau believed that individuals should govern themselves and not rely on a distant and impersonal state.


When a Indians soul becomes enlightened they reach what?

Nirvana, the state of eternal bliss.


What do Buddhisms believe will happen in the afterlife?

In Buddhism you progress through re-birth and death seeking enlightenment. When you are enlightened you can enter into a state of Nirvana which is a loss of the illusion of self. Essentially "you" are not there. Alternately you can chose to return to the cycle of death and rebirth to help others attain enlightenment.


What qualites does Thoreau envesion in ideal Perfect And Glorious State?

Thoreau envisions an ideal state where individuals live simply and harmoniously with nature, valuing independence, self-reliance, and personal freedom. He emphasizes the importance of individuals following their own conscience and pursuing a life of principle and integrity. Thoreau also advocates for a government that is limited in scope and respects the rights and liberties of its citizens.


What is a good example of the influence of enlightened ideas on state constitutions?

Natural rights; most state constitutions had a bill of rights.


What state did Henry David Thoreau live in?

he lived in the catskills montain The city and state he primarily lived in was Concord, Massachusetts.


Do Texas people believe in ghost?

Some do. Some don't. it doesnt really matter what state you're from.