As Thoreau mentioned in "Civil Disobedience", the government does not keep the country free, settle the west and educate people (para. 2). This demonstrates that the government does not provide much to people in the country. Which leads to many unjust things to happen. In Twilight Los Angeles 1992, Anna Deavre Smith mentioned how A...
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...Therefore, I believe the citizens of South Central Los Angeles made a good decision to fight against the stronger group to get their justice back, but a bad decision on who they choose to target.
Overall, Thoreau 's attitude towards the citizens of South Central would probably be partially supportive since they were fighting for their justice, but at the same time they were also harming others in which Thoreau would not support. Likewise, Thoreau did not pay his poll tax because he was unsatisfying with the war of Mexico and slavery that were going on during this time (para. 26), but he did not do anything that harm other people around him. Thoreau also said that it is our duty to rebel (para. 8). I agree with Thoreau 's argument that is it best to rebel against the wrongs and unjust laws, but we should also be aware about the outcome of the actions that was taken.
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