Walden Book Review

Apparently, there’s this new book out by this guy named Thoreau who advocates a hermetic existence out in the woods.  Timothy Sandefur reviews it and finds it to be “a merciless collection of false profundity and Puritanism.”

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  1. PD Shaw says:

    Sounds interesting, does this Thoreau guy blog? Sounds like he’d do a good job in smaller portions.

  2. Dave Schuler says:

    He should stick to Wall Street like the other Harvard grads.

  3. sam says:

    Who is Timothy Sandefur?