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Oct
10
2011

The duty of selfish disobedience

10, Oct

By Katie Kieffer

Walden Pond State Reservation
Walden Pond State Reservation

When a majority of progressive slugs call for thievery, I believe that a minority of “selfish” job creators may exercise Thoreau-style civil disobedience.

The Occupy Wall Street protestors setting up camp in Manhattan’s Financial District are not exercising civil disobedience. Rather, they are rousing hatred against an unprotected minority: The rich.

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