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.

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