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Modern Transcendentalism

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Jia Dwyer

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Transcript of Modern Transcendentalism

Self-Reliance
Modern Transcendentalism
Importance of Nature
Favoring Intuition over Reason
"Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self-Reliance"
Simplified Life
"Our life is frittered away by detail."
-Henry David Thoreau, "Walden"

Nonconformity
"Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas is drawn to the Maze and WICKED. He's also able to decipher the patterns of the maze, despite the fact that the rest of his memory is gone, by relying on instinct .
"Nature always wears the colors of the spirit." -Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Nature"
"Speak what you think now in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict everything you said today." -Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self-Reliance"
Works Cited
In the movie WALL-E, the humans are depending on one plant to return to Earth.
"But everybody's like Cristal, Maybach, diamonds on your timepiece.
Jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash
We don't care, we aren't caught up in your love affair..."
- Royals
In the movie Brave, Merida is expected to at like royalty and agree to an arranged marriage. She, however, decides to take matters into her own hands.
Actress Jennifer Lawrence is notorious for speaking her mind and stating things as they really are in her interviews.
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By: Jia Dwyer
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