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Have you ever read the works of Emerson or Thoreau. These men, among others are transcendentalists.

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Transcendentalists believe that people could live in harmony with one another in a perfect land. The term for a perfect world is utopia.

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature

Tenets are the basic rules or a beliefs that a group follows. For transcendentalists this includes: being true to yourself, and being one with nature.

Domain: Philosophy; Category: General philosophy

Pantheism is the belief that the universe (or nature as the totality of everything) is identical with divinity.

Domain: Philosophy; Category: General philosophy

The transcendental ideas that all beings have the same soul on some concept. This is why intuition is believed to be so true.

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Transcendentalist were optimistic. They believed that given the choice between doing good and doing evil humans will choose doing good. This is a key concept of transcendentalism.

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature

Most transcendentalists were people who identified with being Unitarian at one time. Many transcendentalists were at one point Unitarian pastors.

Domain: Religion; Category: General religion

Walden is one of Thoreau's best known books encompassing the idea of self sufficiency and man's ability to commune with nature.

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