Tag Archives: Conservatism

Barry Goldwater (1909-1998) Top Ten Conflict Tips

I have always appreciated (while not necessarily agreeing with) the thoughts of the principled conservative former US Presidential Candidate Senator Barry Goldwater  and thought he would make a good source for one of our Top Ten Conflict Tips: (President) Nixon … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Time of Change: Edmund Burke and Beyond

I am reading Jesse Norman’s fine book on the conservative politician and originator of modern conservative thinking Edmund Burke (1729-1797). I increasingly feel like a Burke-influenced liberal. I greatly fear climate change, economic instability, and growing economic inequality because all … Continue reading

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Conservative and Republican Presidential Candidate Barry Goldwater Top Ten Conflict Tips

In our series investigating conservative thinkers, I thought conservative Republican Senator and Presidential candidate Barry Goldwater would be another candidate for one of our Top Ten Conflict Tips. This posting is dedicated to my friend Robin who first introduced me … Continue reading

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Edmund Burke and Real Conservatism by David Frum

From our friend Michael Walsh, a great piece from David Frum on the real conservative foundations in Edmund Burke. http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/06/opinion/frum-conservative-burke-today/ The conservatism of recent days has been a conservatism of radical individualism: a politics that sees its job as protecting … Continue reading

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The Bankruptcy of Conservatism by John Maynard Keynes

‘They offer me neither food nor drink — intellectual nor spiritual consolation… [Conservatism] leads nowhere; it satisfies no ideal; it conforms to no intellectual standard, it is not safe, or calculated to preserve from the spoilers that degree of civilisation … Continue reading

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