“Conservatives are chastened by their principle of IMPERFECTABILITY.” Russell Kirk – Ten Conservative Principles Throughout this series we’ve explored the curious fact that—while there is much disagreement on the specifics—we all seem to have some notion that things ought to be different than what they actually are. No one needs convincing that this world, and the people who inhabit it, are imperfect. In Part 1 we discussed how no human society lacked some notion of perfection or perfectibility. There seems to be something quite primal about our capacity to not only recognize that things aren’t as they ought to be, but to then go on pondering how things would look if they were as they oug
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