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Portrait of Henry David Thoreau
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亨利大卫梭罗 (Henry David Thoreau) 生于1817712

如果亨利大卫梭罗现在还活着,你要不是觉得他有点怪异,就是会很欣赏他。1817712日,梭罗出生在麻州的康柯市,他是一个哲学家、艺术家,以及作家。他崇尚简单的生活。在1845年时,他开始实践他的理想,并且搬到康柯市附近瓦登湖畔的小木屋里。在接下来的两年内,他以最少的生活所需度日,并且限制自己和外界人士的接触。换成是你,在这远离人群的两年内,你会作些什么呢?


If Henry David Thoreau were alive today you might think he was a little odd or you might admire him. Born on July 12, 1817, in Concord, Massachusetts, Thoreau was a philosopher, naturalist, and writer who believed in living simply. In 1845 he put that belief to the test and moved to a hut on the edge of Walden Pond near Concord. For two years he lived with a minimum of possessions and limited his contact with people. What would you do for two years in a little hut away from people?

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