This quote isn't Thoreau’s. Knowing his ideas, explain why Thoreau would or would not agree. Be sure to make it clear what you think Thoreau’s stance would be by writing “Agree” or “Disagree” at the beginning of the response.
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I love this song; the line is from the Smashing Pumpkin's song, "Bullet With Butterfly Wings." I think Thoreau would have agreed with this when he lived in the city and existed as a money slave like most of us. He railed against the system but, while he was there, was simply still a rat in a cage of dependance and materialism.