What a revolutionary idea Emerson has here, to say what you really think. Religion doesn't like this behavior, but Jesus loved it because that's how he lived his life.
Conformity is the common sin of humankind according to Emerson. Listen to Emerson explain why.
Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay on Self Reliance presents many startling truths embraced by Christianity better than most Christian literature. This is amazing considering Emerson, by his own admission, was not a Christian!