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Transcendentalism was a movement, both philosophical and religious, that was started in the 1820s in America. Famous transcendentalists included Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Henry Hedge, and Henry David Thoreau.

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Who is the Transcendentalists authority?

God is their supreme authority and divine truth.

Who were some important Transcendentalists and what ideas did they promote?

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Amos Bronson Alcott, Margaret Fuller were some important transcendentalists. They believed that people could rise above the material things in life, and that everyone should live more simply. They believed that people should depend solely on themselves.

What utopian community was established in the US and what was its goal?

Transcendentalists formed a community at Brook Farm, Massachusetts, in the 1840s. It was one of many experiments with utopian communites. People in uptopian communities pursued abstract spirituality and cooperative lifestyles.

What are the modern day Successes of the Transcendentalists?

They would consist of the vibrant differential impacts upon varias aspect of polular society, such as vaccines and medicine, in this way citizens are able to obtain proper health care without judgment. Transcendentalists Today Are Transcendologists who use logic to interpret religious beliefs. In this 21st Century, the Age of Technology, we are still plagued by religious beliefs that may be a contributing cause of terrorism, killings and wars between nations. Belief in a God who causes catastrophes, punishes people and who created the universe out of nothing as if by magic was brought about by hysteria and superstition. This thought process needs to be reassessed and brought up to date. Open-minded people must use common sense to determine whether mankind's God was incorrectly perceived, misinterpreted and misunderstood by the masses of a bygone era. If this collective consists of pure intelligence and pure logic then it cannot possibly be encumbered by human attributes. It has no needs or desires to be worshiped, prayed to, exalted, venerated, deified, or anything else that we have to offer. Religion characteristics are to exercise power upon others; control, dominance, destruction, punishment, revenge and judgment. Everyone is individually and personally responsible for his own soul's destiny if this collective exists. The destruction of civilizations, most sufferings and premature deaths are due to our frailties, our stupidity or human imperfections. The greatest fallacies are beliefs that split people, religions and countries.