Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature. Everything is made of one hidden stuff -Ralph Waldo Emerson, 19th century Unitarian minister, theologian, author – and Transcendentalist
All seems beautiful to me; I can repeat over to men and women, You have done such good to me, I would do the same to you. –Walt Whitman, 19 century poet and Transcendentalist
Be not simply good; be good for something. -Henry David Thoreau, 19th century Unitarian writer and Transcendentalist
I accept the Universe! -Margaret Fuller, 19th century Unitarian and Transcendentalist who encouraged women to pursue intellectual interests
The April 7 middle school class concentrated on Transcendentalism and attended a Transcendental “dinner party conversation.” They were introduced to many historical Transcendentalists. Later, they became acquainted with some early founders of American Universalism. They took a stand on this idea: “Without the threat of punishment, people would have no reason to be good.” Have a conversation with your middle schoolers about where they stood and if they changed their mind from the start of class to the end of class.
Reminder: No class on April 14 and April 21. See you again on April 28th!