Overeducated, underemployed, and misunderstood—Henry David Thoreau was frequently derided and mocked in his time and ours. Now, with his beloved causes such as the environment, social justice, and education under attack, Thoreau has emerged as America’s conscience and favorite rebel. Now is the perfect time to revisit him and his philosophy in the light of current affairs. Part history, part philosophy,
psychology, spirituality, literature, and imagery, this class is designed to challenge and expand our ways of thinking and being. Expect great discussions.