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Walt Whitman - Walt Whitman’s Caution.

TO The States, or any one of them, or any city of The States, Resist much, obey
Once unquestioning obedience, once fully enslaved; 
Once fully enslaved, no nation, state, city, of this earth, ever afterward resumes its

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Poet: Walt Whitman
Poem: 5. Walt Whitman’s Caution.
Volume: Leaves of Grass
- 13. Songs of Insurrection
Year: Published/Written in 1900

Comment 6 of 6, added on July 19th, 2011 at 2:32 PM.

Great thiinnkg! That really breaks the mold!

Chiana from Cuba
Comment 5 of 6, added on July 18th, 2011 at 8:04 AM.

Got it! Thanks a lot again for hpenlig me out!

Unity from Philippines
Comment 4 of 6, added on November 15th, 2005 at 10:10 AM.

You can't just obey everything without question. If something is wrong then you have to stand up for it (resist). Unquestionable obedience leads to a corrupt leader taking advantage of the people and brings about some of the most horrific tragedies seen throughout time.

Clint from United States

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