Essays on Civil Disobedience
The term “civil disobedience” was brought about in 1849 by Henry David Thoreau in his essay and since those times has been sparkling controversies with its ambiguous nature. What exactly falls under civil disobedience? Is it an act of breaking the law, is it a fight for justice, or is it a lawful right of all citizens to the freedom of speech? These questions are a bit hard to answer, mainly due to unresolved semantics behind this phrase. Usually, it is explained as a non-violent resistance against some government policies that seem to be unjust. To be familiar with civil processes and navigate in the complex world of politics, one must know the story behind this term. To bring light to this complex matter, outline any papers and essays on this issue and pay attention to the introduction and conclusion of the writings.