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how would henry david thoreau react to the issues of abortion and the iraq war

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    I think he would have viewed abortion as a private issue, and the Iraq war as a senseless, meaningless lark that killed people.

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    why would he have viewed the iraq war as such. I need to use exampels from his essay civil disobedience

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    Please understand that no one here will do your work for you. However, we will be happy to read over whatever you come up with and make suggestions and/or corrections.

    http://eserver.org/thoreau/civil.html

    Please post what you think and write.

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    ok I am sorry but I can't even find a quote that works from civil disobedience to help me

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    "Witness the present Mexican war, the work of comparatively a few individuals using the standing government as their tool; for in the outset, the people would not have consented to this measure.

    "A common and natural result of an undue respect for the law is, that you may see a file of soldiers, colonel, captain, corporal, privates, powder-monkeys, and all, marching in admirable order over hill and dale to the wars, against their wills, ay, against their common sense and consciences . . . "

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