Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

And today’s Rebel Representor Award goes to…………………………

Ralph Waldo Emerson

This influential man’s story will help to solidify our definition of a true rebel. Throughout history, Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer and poet who was seen as a champion of individualism. In his many pieces of literature, Emerson often wrote about individuality, freedom, and the ability for humankind to realize almost anything. Click the link below to read one of Emerson’s most famous essays titled Self Reliance. The theme of this writing is the need for each individual to avoid conformity and false consistency. Emerson charges everyone to follow his or her own instincts and ideas. Be an individual. Be a rebel.

http://www.emersoncentral.com/selfreliance.htm

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