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Self Reliance, An Analysis of the Emerson Poem

Summary: Discusses a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Self Reliance." Describes how the quote exhibits the Transcendentalism philosophy wholly, and does indeed have the ring of truth to it.
"It is the harder because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it." (p172)

- Nobody knows you and your "duties" better than you know yourself. You shouldn't let other people make decisions for you when making them yourself is the best way to go. Other people don't live your life, don't think your thoughts, and don't share your beliefs. So, why should their decisions for you come ahead of yours"

Throughout your life, you will meet people who think they know what is best for you. Some people will tell you what to do and how to act, when in actuality they know nothing about your life. However, there is one person that does know about your personality and feeling. You. What entitles them to think they should help you make...

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