I’m taking a brief break from the regular Friday blog posts and will resume the How does a Conservative differ from a Secularist? series next week. In the meanwhile, I didn’t want to leave you loyal readers hanging so I thought I’d compile a smattering of conservative wisdom: Russell Kirk political theorist, moralist, historian, social critic, and literary critic “I think that men are better than beasts, and that life is something more than the gratifying of appetites. I think that variety and growth—not equality and uniformity—are the characteristics of a high culture.” “They will never dare when they ought to dare, who do not fear when they ought to fear.” “What, indeed, are our liberals
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