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What are some similarities and differences between Emerson's beliefs and Thoreau's beliefs?

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  1. Both of them believed that people should search for the truths in nature. Both emerson and thoreau believed in living a simple life. Thoreau believed that if life is lived in a hurry, it is a waste. Both emerson and thoreau simplified life by separating themselves from civilization.

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  2. What are the differences between Emerson and Thoreau?
    The main difference between Emerson and Thoreau is that Thoreau is pragmatics in his belief of 'transcendentalism'. Emerson supports this idea but does not put into action. Also, while Thoreau explains transcendentalism on the basis of his real experiences, Emerson explains it only in a theoretical way

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  3. What do Emerson and Thoreau have in common?
    Both emerson and thoreau loved nature. They both lived at Walden pond. ... Thoreau discouraged people from acting against the government, however, he also believed that the government should not be getting into other people's business. Emerson believed that the government should have power but not control our lives

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