The Question and Answer section for Self Reliance and Other Essays is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Emerson emphasized the role and cultivation of the individual, whom he believed should avoid conformity and false consistency (i.e., consistency with our past actions and beliefs if they no longer fit the needs or desires of the present), and...
I'm sorry, I don't quite understand your question as written. Are you asking about Emerson's overall message? Please rephrase.
From the text:
"To believe in your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, - that is genius."