Explaining Conservatism

thinking-apeExplaining Conservatism is actually easy. At its foundation Conservatism is a political philosophy predicated upon a person’s ability to differentiate between progress and change.

Sadly, it is useless and frustrating to attempt to explain it to Liberals because they cannot differentiate between progress and change. Trying to explain Conservatism to them is very much akin to trying to explain the color blue to a born-blind person.

Related Reading:

In Defense of a Liberal Education
The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement: The Battle for Control of the Law (Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives)
The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics
The Fourth Political Theory
Political Theory: Classic and Contemporary Readings Volume II: Machiavelli to Rawls

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