Henry David Thoreau Essay | Defying Our Common Identity: Emerson and Thoreau's Views on Nature

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Defying Our Common Identity: Emerson and Thoreau's Views on Nature

Summary: Discusses Emerson and Thoreau's views on nature and how they relate to each other.
Throughout our preceding generations, people have always questioned religious values and purposes. The populace has always had an underlying uncertainty about author of the scriptures of the first five books of the Old Testament in the Bible. Although the stories derive from the credible author Moses, people have questioned his knowledge regarding such a sensitive topic: our creation as a people. The Bible shows us that it is God's word, not Moses' and cannot be attributed to the writers who witness and wrote about God's love. In Genesis, he writes, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it; and have dominion over every living thing that moves upon the earth" (1:28). God entrusts human beings with the care of his creation, and says the people must understand the nature that surrounds them and have faith in him because...

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